Thursday, May 7

Before Antibiotics

There was a time in San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles when NOT wearing a protective mask to prevent a spreading flu virus would cost you up to $100 or some time in jail.

Over 60,000 were infected just in California. The year? 1918. The cure? Lemonade.

Thanks to David Middlecamp's blog, The Vault, for these articles. And thank the Lord for modern medicine. As much as we have to complain about, medical technology isn't one of them.