6 Diseases That Have Shaped Human History

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Mark Cartwright
by SciShow
published on 20 March 2020
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Infectious diseases have had some pretty major impacts on human history… and that’s putting it mildly. Here are 6 diseases that shaped human historyHosted by: Stefan ChinHead to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ----------Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow----------Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz----------Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishowTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishowTumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.comInstagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow----------Sources:Plaguehttps://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/01/140129-justinian-plague-black-death-bacteria-bubonic-pandemic/ http://jmvh.org/article/the-history-of-plague-part-1-the-three-great-pandemics/ https://www.ancient.eu/article/782/justinians-plague-541-542-ce/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22767313 http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Factsheets/pdfs/plague.pdf http://www.austincc.edu/microbio/2704l/pla.htm http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2027479_2027486_2027547,00.html https://www.history.com/topics/black-death Smallpoxhttp://www.mountvernon.org/digital-encyclopedia/article/disease-in-the-revolutionary-war/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-diseases/smallpox/ https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/books/first/o/oldstone-viruses.html http://www.pbs.org/gunsgermssteel/variables/smallpox.html http://www.who.int/csr/disease/smallpox/faq/en/ http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/11/european-diseases-left-genetic-mark-native-americans Syphilishttps://www.cdc.gov/std/syphilis/stdfact-syphilis-detailed.htm https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/may/17/syphilis-sex-fear-borgias https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3109405/ https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syphilis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351756 http://www.dictionary.com/browse/chemotherapy https://pubs.acs.org/cen/coverstory/83/8325/8325salvarsan.html http://jmvh.org/article/syphilis-its-early-history-and-treatment-until-penicillin-and-the-debate-on-its-origins/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3956094/ https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1908/ehrlich-bio.html Cholerahttp://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow/snowcricketarticle.html https://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2017/03/a-legacy-of-disease-detectives/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3730273/ Yellow Feverhttp://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs100/en/http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/contagion/panamacanal.htmlhttps://www.cdc.gov/yellowfever/index.html https://www.cdc.gov/malaria/about/history/panama_canal.htmlhttps://www.epa.gov/mosquitocontrol/success-mosquito-control-integrated-approach http://homeguides.sfgate.com/homemade-liquid-solution-kill-mosquitoes-94933.html Hemophiliahttp://www.sciencemag.org/news/2009/10/case-closed-famous-royals-suffered-hemophilia https://www.nature.com/scitable/content/Royal-hemophilia-and-Romanov-DNA-17556https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002051.htmhttps://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002052.htm https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/tay-sachs-disease#inheritance https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002051.htm https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/hemophilia#inheritancehttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4260295/

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