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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTB21H3
Professor
Caroline Barakat
Semester
Winter

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Syphilis History 1494: King Charles VIII of France invades Italy Outbreak of a new epidemic in Naples Many Theories th Late 15 century it was everywhere o Thouht of a French Evil o Pamplet French Disease, STD } Written in the Giovanni de Vigo Origin of Term Syphillis Came from Girolamo Fracastoro o Talked about contagious, and syphilis being contagious o Wrote a powem about a shepherd boy named syphilis insulting a god and therefore was punished Many Names: o Lues or lues venerea, British Disease, Great pox, Cupids disease, The black lion, italineaSpanishpolish disease Theories: (1) Columbian Theory: Introduced to Europe from the New World Written record, Skeletal remains from the Americas, Patter of spread of disease (2) Pre-ColumbianAnti-columbian Theory Not something new, exsisted long ago could be that series of mutation brought upon Unitarian Theory Different agentfactors caused it to manifest
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