Cooties?

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Cooties?

Postby Drayton on July 31st, 2011, 5:49 am

I was wondering if germs exist and are the same as they are in real life, or if something else has taken their place. This question popped into my head while reading about Vayt's gnosis, spawning disease and such. Also, to what extent are the people of Mizahar aware of how disease spreads?
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Postby Gossamer on July 31st, 2011, 6:12 am

Pretty much any disease in real life is in existence in Mizahar plus a whole lot more we haven't heard about. Germs exist, but people don't know what microbs and germs are nor how most diseases are vectored. They might know colds are spread by coughing, and food poisoning by spoiled food, but its a really primitive type of medicine.
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Postby Tessa Poe on July 31st, 2011, 11:02 am

I tend to assume a sort of Greco-Roman Empire level of knowledge for who know about medicine - Willow bark tincture's for pain, cleaning wounds with vingerary wine or even just clean water if you can and then keeping them free of germs, various herbs to promote healing/help stem bloodflow, that sort of thing. Am I about right with that idea?
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Postby Drayton on July 31st, 2011, 3:07 pm

Okay, thanks for the help! :)
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