Fetching out the Fire

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Fetching out the Fire

Horse dung, hens' droppings, and pigs fat. Just a few of the remedies used to treat burn victims of The Great Fire of London.

350 years on and medicine has changed a lot. To mark the 350th anniversary of one of London's biggest disasters, the Royal College of Physicians has launched an exhibition showng how Londoners were cared for in the 1600's.

'To Fetch Out The Fire' is on at the Royal College of Physicians untill the December 16th.

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