Quiz: Plague, cholera and TB – test yourself on the epidemic history of Latvia
april 6, 15:46
Even though Covid-19 is the first major epidemic most of us are going through in our lives, it's definitely not the first to take place on Latvian soil. Numerous epidemics have passed through Latvia throughout the years, leaving traces in our history. Test your knowledge about epidemics and diseases from the Stone Age to the 20th century.
Thanks to archaeological excavations, we know some things about the health of Latvia's first inhabitants. In the Mesolithic age in Latvia (7,600 – 450 BCE) the average life expectancy was 30.3 years. According to the current data, what were the most common diseases Latvia's first inhabitants had?
Seen a mistake?
Select text and press Ctrl+Enter to send a suggested correction to the editor
Select text and press Report a mistake to send a suggested correction to the editor