Heroic sacrifice or tragic mistake? Revisiting the Eyam plague, 350 years on – Didelot – 2016 – Significance – Wiley Online Library

https://rss.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1740-9713.2016.00961.x

It is a strange village to visit, this village in England that history tells us halted the further spread of the horrific Bubonic Plague 
350 years ago by self-isolating the whole village.
 Even before you are told the history, the village  has a strange feel about it. People within the village still died but eventually the plague died out, and life went on. Are there lessons to be learned from this? .click here to read story

One thought on “Heroic sacrifice or tragic mistake? Revisiting the Eyam plague, 350 years on – Didelot – 2016 – Significance – Wiley Online Library

  1. Wow, powerful reading.

    Validation of the importance of isolating / quarantining affected individuals so the spread of disease, be it bacterial or viral, can indeed be contained [as well as proactive surface disinfection].

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