Treatise on smallpox was De variolis et morbillis

Circa 900 CE, Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi (aka in Latin as Rhazes), leading Muslim physician of the era, wrote the Treatise on smallpox called De variolis et morbillis (Treatise on the Small Pox and Measles). Continue reading

Japan has 119 Epidemics over 400 years

In 552 CE, Japan experienced an epidemic, most likely Smallpox, a very contagious disease. Continue reading