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8 Devastating Plagues To Ravage Humanity

Schuyler J. Dievendorf | 16 Jun 2014 16:48
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India saw one of the worst smallpox epidemics of the 20th century. In 1974 smallpox hit the Indian states Bihar, Orisssa, and West Bengal. This caused over 15,000 deaths and disfigured and blinded thousands more. Before this smallpox was considered a regular occurrence in India, but thanks to the World Health Organization's help this is no longer considered normal.

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