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Why not divine plagues epidemics are

Jan 10th 2014 at 2:49 AM

Why not divine plagues epidemics are
Were regarded epidemics as plague, cholera and smallpox as divine plagues. Until the mid-19th century The sudden outbreak of these diseases and the fact that they could not rely on a microscope to detect the real cause of these diseases led to the medieval belief was held. Since the beginning of mankind for which

Over the centuries, hundreds of millions of people have fallen prey to these diseases and there flourished a gigantic industry of witch doctors, quacks, which hunters and other business and religious interest groups on the basis of this "business with epidemics."

This trade in diseases obviously worked only as long as the true nature of the disease remained unknown!

This all changed once again, thanks to the French chemist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895). Using the microscope, he was able to prove that microorganisms were the cause of epidemics. Pasteur discovered not only the cause of one of the most terrible diseases of his time, rabies; he also developed the first vaccine to combat it.


Once again it was a loner who was the trailblazer for discovering the causes of other infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis, cholera, diphtheria and tetanus. Even more important was the fact that he made possible the development of vaccines and antibiotics later.


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