Reason #7,110: Smallpox

According to the WHO, roughly 3 in 10 people who contracted smallpox died from it. Those who survived often experienced significant lasting effects, such as scarring or blindness. In 1798, Edward Jenner developed an inoculation technique for treating smallpox; estimates suggest there were still some 50 million cases annually every year on a global basis …

Reason #6,887: A glorious infection

See, this is not a metaphor. When Elesh Norn says infection, she’s talking about the kind that gets in your body and makes you sickl. It’s right there in front of us, that giant black blob. Nothing ambiguous about this one.

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