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A bit of a scary graphic

This is a sobbering infographic, illustrating the pandimics of recorded history. From the blog entry,

Because a virus doesn’t care about state lines or national borders, it can wipe out millions and span multiple continents rapidly. Here is a look at the infectious diseases the world has battled throughout history.

For each disease you can learn of the symptoms, including fever, chills, headache, weight loss, fatigue, red eyes, etc.

In a sense, this is a story of humankinds war with the microbe.

Blog Entry:


Sources: Mayo Clinic, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, New York Times, National Center for Biotechnology Information

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- dave

David Warlick
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