Plague!: Epidemics and Scourges Through the Ages

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Plague!: Epidemics and Scourges Through the Ages

by John Farndon

Illustrations by Venitia Dean

Part of a Series: The Sickening History of Medicine.

First Release:

July 2017

ISBN: 9781512415575

Being sick is horrible. But it used to be worse. Inside this book, you'll see evidence of the plagues of the past—rotting skin, dissolving lungs, and sinister swelling all over the body. Diseases like the Black Death wiped out whole towns and villages. Tuberculosis consumed young people like a bloodsucking vampire. And Smallpox left its victims scarred for life—if they survived. At the time, no one knew where these killer diseases came from or how to treat them. But eventually doctors discovered how these diseases and others were spread. Being sick isn’t quite as sickening as it was in the past!

  • ISBN: 9781512415575
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Hungry Tomato
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 7" x 9"
    Dewey Classification: 616.009
    Lexile: Level: 1080L
    Genre: Nonfic
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