A plague doctor was a medical physician who treated victims of the bubonic plague. In times of epidemics, these physicians were specifically hired by towns where the plague had taken hold. Since the city was paying their salary, they treated everyone: both the wealthy and the poor. (Image:  allthatsinteresting.com)

The Black Death: Punishment From God

The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague or the Bubonic Plague, was a pandemic that raged across the Medieval World of the 14th and 15th centuries. The plague quickly spread, killing at least 75 million people. It reached its…

'The Eyes of Darkness', written almost 40 years ago, tells the story about how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) created a deadly virus in a secret laboratory in a Wuhan suburb. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

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Over 1,000 people have died from the coronavirus COVID-19 infection in China alone. As the virus spreads all across the globe, the international community is worried about whether the infection can be contained or not since there is no known cure…

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The Black Death: Punishment From God

The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague or the Bubonic Plague, was a pandemic that raged across the Medieval World of the 14th and 15th centuries. The plague quickly…

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Coronavirus: What You Need To Know

Over 1,000 people have died from the coronavirus COVID-19 infection in China alone. As the virus spreads all across the globe, the international community is worried about whether the infection can…

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The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which originated in Wuhan, is spreading fast. Apart from preventive measures to contain its spread, it is also important to keep one’s lungs strong.

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The Potential Medical Benefits of Ginger

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