Tuesday, May 5, 2015

How to Protect Against Disease, c. 1470

British Library, Burney 275, f. 379v
"Anyone who can ride a bear the distance of nine paces without faltering will be immunized against nine kinds of sicknesses." 
The Distaff Gospels
Vaccinations or a bear rodeo: I think you know which is more fun.


  1. Finally, a great reply for anti-vaxers.

  2. All those years wasted at medical school! Love the illustration.


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