Eliza Moody

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n 1499, when portuguese explorer vasco da gama returned home after completing the first-ever sea voyage from Europe to India, he had less than half of his original crew with him— scurvy had claimed the lives of 100 of the 160 men. Throughout the Age of Discovery, 1 scurvy was the leading cause of death among sailors. Ship captains typically planned for the(More)
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