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“In this country, we tend to think that the horrors of plague are confined safely to the past.
“Plague, the black death, burned through the medieval world of Europe, killing about one of every four people.
“But by the mid-18th century, epidemic plague had died down.
“The terrible days of deserted cities and heaps of the dead fell into the dim past on the Continent, although plague never disappeared—more than 10 million died of it in India less than a century ago.”
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