Tuberculosis has been known by various names throughout history, phthisis, scrofula, Pott’s disease, white plague and of course, consumption. There are several cases throughout New England where a fear of the disease and the lack of medical knowledge to treat it, led to people seeking a supernatural explanation and a cure in old folklore.
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