Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Mosaic Law

  • COVID-19 and the Black Death

    Colleen Donnelly¬† Denver, Colorado, United States   A street during the plague in London with a death cart and mourners. Colour wood engraving by E. Evans. Wellcome Library no. 6918i. Source During the fourteenth century waves of the bubonic plague washed across Europe. Doomsday books of the age described an apocalypse that wiped out one-quarter…