Diseases

History of Polio

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Let's take a look at history and polio!
Dylan Garner

1824: Metal workers had suffered for centuries from a paralysis similar to polio caused by the lead and arsenic in the metals they were working with. English scientist John Cooke observed: 'The fumes from these metals, or the receptance of them in solution into the stomach, often causes paralysis.'

1890: Lead arsenate pesticide started to be sprayed in the US up to 12 times every summer to kill codling moth on apple crops.

The Character of Disease: Terrain Theory vs. Germ Theory

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T.C Fry on the Nature and Purpose of Disease:

Even physicians will tell you that drugs have no effect on viruses. Of course they don't have any effect on what they call viruses because that is dead cell debris that can't be made any deader.

5. THE CHARACTER OF DISEASE

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