February 25, 2024 Mad Dogs and Magical Cures Jill Knapp
In 1874, a couple of well-known New Yorkers died of rabies from dog bites. Their deaths, as well as two others who died of the disease that spring, caused a tsunami of fear in New York City. The fear of rabies only intensified when several leaders of the medical profession suggested that even healthy dogs could transmit the disease. Local and national papers were filled with dozens of articles on “cures” and some draconian proposals to prevent dog bites and limit the spread of the disease.
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