Disease In Victorian Era Essay

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Over one million British people died every year during the Victorian Era to one of the many fatal diseases that you could have caught. This topic is about the diseases that many British people caught in the victorian era. Some were fatal some were bearable. Some had cures as others didn’t. It was different back then because they did not have cures to things like the flu, now days we do. There were many of very bad diseases out there and many of them were deadly. Smallpox like many of the other diseases in the Victorian era was very much deadly. This virus smallpox is very deadly and and breaks down your body. It can spread from kissing touching or even hugging your best friend. “Naturally occurring smallpox was eradicated worldwide by 1980 the result…show more content…
Scarlet fever killed many people ages 6-18 more frequently than adults or younger children. As you may have read on the name it is a fever that also comes along with a very nasty rash that can be thankfully treated. It can spread as easily as giving someone a handshake or hug and is not very friendly to the human body. “Simply hearing the name of this disease, and knowing that it was present in the community, was enough to strike fear into the hearts of those living in Victorian-era United States and Europe.” (scarlet fever past and present) Even to those who lived past it, it caused a great amount of suffering. There was very many deadly diseases in the victorian Era. Smallpox cholera, and scarlet fever are all three very deadly. Overall they were diseases you definitely did not want to catch in the victorian era because back then you would just die there was no treatment. Smallpox cholera, and scarlet fever are all three very deadly. Overall they were diseases you definitely did not want to catch in the victorian era because back then you would just die there was no

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