As the Coronavirus grips the world is scare, here’s a story from the Bubonic Plague pandemic back in 1720 as reported by the Indo New York
- In the early months of summer, that is in April 5, the bubonic plague struck for the first time onboard a ship
- Because only a handful of ship-owners refuses to lose a cargo of precious fabrics, 100 000 Marseille and Provence are washed out by the bubonic plague.
- More than 40000 deaths in the phocean city. One-third of the inhabitants of the time.
- The tragedy...