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Bad air theory
The idea that bad smells and air were the cause to make you feel ill
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Germ theory
The idea that germs cause your illness - germs cause deccay
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Spontaneous Generation
The idea that decay causes germs
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Evil spirits
The Prehistoric idea that the reason why you go ill was because your body was full of evil spirits
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4 humours
The Greek idea that your body contained 4 substances, those of which were unbalanced, made you ill
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The idea that germs cause your illness - germs cause deccay

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Germ theory

Card 3

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The idea that decay causes germs

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Card 4

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The Prehistoric idea that the reason why you go ill was because your body was full of evil spirits

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Card 5

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The Greek idea that your body contained 4 substances, those of which were unbalanced, made you ill

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