This Disease Turned 5 Million People Into Statues, And Then Vanished

From “Joe Scott”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

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A mysterious disease swept the world in the early 1920s that put people into catatonic states; stiff and immovable like human statues. It was called encephalitis lethargica and it affected over 5 million people worldwide, and then was almost forgotten.

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0:00 – Intro
2:40 – What Is Encephalitis Lethargica?
6:36 – Parkinsonism
8:07 – Dr. Oliver Sacks
11:59: What Causes E.L?
18:07 – Sponsor – Factor