In the 1400’s, Italians in Venice knew how to protect themselves from deadly contagious diseases.
October 11, 2014

They would not let visitors from infected countries get off their ships–until they were free of the disease for forty days.    “Quarantine” comes from the Italian word “quaranta” which means forty. The English word “quarantine” today means keeping  infected people away from those who are healthy. For roughly 700 years, public health officials routinely used quarantines […]

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