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Bubonic Plague

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This video segment from A Science Odyssey recounts the tactics employed by San Francisco's health officials to prevent bubonic plague from reaching America ...

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© 2008, 1998 WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

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Source: A Science Odyssey: “Matters of Life and Death”

This resource was adapted from the A Science Odyssey: A Matter of Life and Death.

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Adapted from A Science Odyssey: “Matters of Life and Death”. Third party materials courtesy of California Historical Society, City of Philadelphia Archives, Corbis, Film/Audio Services, Inc., Guenter Risse, Hawaii State Archive, Library of Congress, National Archives, National Library of Medicine, and Public Health Service.


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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale


Funder: Lawrence Hall of Science-grayscale


Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale