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"The idea of infection began to be taken far more seriously than it ever had before. Hospitals transformed themselves in response to the new plague - sometimes for the better, but often for the worse, as when, in fear, they cast their ulcerated patients out into the streets." Peter Lewis
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"The poor had to deal with charity hospitals. If admitted to these institutions, they were housed and fed, but they also shared beds and germs with all the other diseased patients in their wards, and often received little medical help; if they were refused admission, they suffered and died in the streets." Peter Lewis
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"That's when I discovered that we were misleading ourselves, and that we were making wrong decisions based on the numbers that we had contrived," Peter Lewis
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"The only shareholders who benefit are the ones who sell out, and who gives a damn for the shareholders who sell, ... I care about the shareholders who are, not the shareholders who were." Peter Lewis
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"Shortly after Christopher Columbus and his sailors returned from their voyage to the New World, a horrifying new disease began to make its way around the Old. The ""pox,"" as it was often called, erupted with dramatic severity." Peter Lewis
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"It's a commitment to Princeton more than to the arts program. The art program is what Princeton wants to do now, and I'm pleased to be a lead donor for that project." Peter Lewis
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"Even more than this, however, the sick - like lepers - were often reviled because people believed that they had brought their torments upon themselves." Peter Lewis
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"Often, city fathers blamed prostitutes for the disease, and some threatened to brand their cheeks with hot iron if they did not desist from their vices." Peter Lewis
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"Sexual morality was becoming stricter, and prostitutes were usually condemned far more savagely than the men who used their services." Peter Lewis
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"We acknowledge he has a contract and we definitely want to stand by that and give him every chance of success." Peter Lewis
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"Jeff won't be given the third degree nor will he be shown the door. I'll simply consult with everyone involved and we'll come up with a consensus. He just might have the shits with the whole thing and be happily gone." Peter Lewis
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"The public was appalled by this scourge. Physicians too, von Hutten reported, were so revolted that they would not even touch their patients." Peter Lewis
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"Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?" Peter Lewis
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"This was certainly a logical assumption: soldiers and prostitutes, traditionally associated with sexual license and moral disorder, were among the first victims, and the connection became even closer when people noticed that the disease's first sores often turned up on the genital organs." Peter Lewis
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"The fact that we don't do it gives us a competitive advantage," Peter Lewis
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"Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said." Peter Lewis
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"It's the jewel in the crown really for rural areas at the moment the health service, and I think if that disappears it is another nail in the coffin for rural communities." Peter Lewis
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"I've heard that but he hasn't spoken to me yet." Peter Lewis
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"The players need to know they've got an administration that's going to put a much stronger financial base behind the Reds, which means more money for them, more facilities. There will be no excuse that they didn't have enough money." Peter Lewis
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"Perhaps more than any other disease before or since, syphilis in early modern Europe provoked the kind of widespread moral panic that AIDS revived when it struck America in the 1980s." Peter Lewis
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"Regardless of its geographic origin, people quickly began to notice that the pox traveled from one person to another. They sometimes blamed transmission on common and morally innocuous practices - drinking from a common cup, kissing friends in church, following a syphilitic comrade on the latrine." Peter Lewis
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