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However, Angelerio clearly recognized the role of disinfection in controlling plague with dry heat to eliminate the responsible agents (which he called the malefica semina, "bad seeds").
We are left wondering why in Geneva in 1571 (as in Lausanne and Neuchatel) investigators were inclined to connect greasing and plague with witchcraft, while "natural" explanations for "grease" and/or plague sufficed in Lyon, Milan (even in 1630), and Geneva itself in the earlier period.
Throughout, the author is correct in emphasizing theological underpinnings of depictions, equating the diseased body with heresy and the plague with divine retribution.
This investigation confirms that human plague with pharyngeal and gastrointestinal symptoms can result from eating infected raw camel liver.