bd2 - Cito-longe-tarde : Flee quickly, go far away, return...

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Cito-longe-tarde : “Flee quickly, go far away, return slowly.” the basic plague advice of late medieval Europe o The invention of novel public health responses o More historical changes, 1350-1540: The print revolution Anatomical revolution o St Roch, Public Health Innovations o Control plague by controlling people o Invented and adopted piecemeal, not as a system o First the Quarantine— Ragusa (Dubrovnik), [now in Croatia] 1370s A passive, waiting-and-watching, response Ragusan trentino o A 30-day period of waiting and watching o Prophylactic Travel and Trade Bans o Early 1400s o Gave advance notice to wealthy/literate: What places were safe What rules were in place o Gave well-connected travelers and merchants traveling papers?ID o Hopes to minimize destruction of commercial goods Pest Houses (Lazarettos) o Originally to make feeding and caring for dislocated persons easier (1420s-1480s)
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