When Did Avoiding The Plague Become Controversial?

You know, you still don’t want to get COVID

Colour copper engraving of Doctor Schnabel [i.e Dr Beak], a plague doctor in seventeenth-century Rome, published by Paul Fürst, ca. 1656. Public Domain Review. Additions mine

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