Fracastorius

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Fracastorius

Girolamo Fracastoro (Fracastorius) (1478–1553) was an Italian physician, scholar and poet.

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  • [Contagion] passes from one thing to another and is originally caused by infection of the imperceptible particle.

Quotes about Fracastorius[edit]

  • A peak unequaled by anyone between Hippocrates and Pasteur".
    • Charles-Edward Armory Winslow, in The Conquest of Epidemic Disease, 1943.

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