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When Tuberculosis Patients Quarantined Inside Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave; Leo DeLuca; Smithsonian Magazine

Photo: Mark C Stevens

In the early 1840s, believing the air was therapeutic, Kentucky doctor John Croghan ran a consumption sanatorium deep underground…

Source: When Tuberculosis Patients Quarantined Inside Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave

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