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Quarentine comes from?

Persian scholar of medicine, Ibn Sina (980-1037), suspected that some diseases were spead by microorganisms. To prevent human-to- human contamination, he came up with the method of isolating people for 40 days. He called this "al-arba'iniya", the forty.
Traders of venice heard of his success and took this knowledge back to Italy. They called it "Quarantena", the in Italian.

This is where the word "Quarentine" comes from.
Published date : 21 Apr 2020 08:41PM

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