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A plague doctor was a medical physician who treated victims of the bubonic plague In times of epidemics, such physicians were specifically hired by towns where the plague had taken hold.
Some plague doctors wore a special costume. The garments were invented by Charles de L'Ormein 1630 and were first used in Naples, but later spread to be used throughout Europe.The protective suit consisted of a light, waxed fabric overcoat, a mask with glass eye openings and a beakshaped nose, typically stuffed with herbs, straw, and spices. Plague doctors would also commonly carry a cane to examine and direct patients without the need to make direct contact with the patient. Due to the primitive understanding of disease at the time, it was believed this suit would sufficiently protect the doctor from miasmawhile tending to patients.
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