How the Dancing Plague of 1518 Worked

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Jul 13, 200913m
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How the Dancing Plague of 1518 Worked
Jul 13 '0913m
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In the summer of 1518, a woman in Strasbourg, France started dancing -- and didn't stop. By the end of the week, the compulsion to dance had spread to hundreds of people. Learn more about the dancing sickness in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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