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Isolation Hospital

The Isolation Hospital was three miles south of Alnwick, and intended for treatment of Smallpox. It was jointly operated by Alnwick Urban and Rural District Councils, Amble, Belford and Rothbury. The World Health Organisation declared that Smallpox had been eradicated in 1980. Before that, there were two forms of the virus. Variola major was the … Continue reading Isolation Hospital