How quarantine rule-breakers brought the plague back to France in 1720

UPDATE: Due to popular demand, we're releasing the FULL 15 minute monologue from last night's show! You can still watch the short five minute version posted earlier today by clicking here


In 1720, the French port city of Marseilles was plunged into a plague epidemic that lasted until 1723, killing 50,000 people out of the total population of 90,000.

On last night's episode of The Ezra Levant Show (click here to subscribe!), we looked at the quarantine measures that kept Marseilles safe (until they didn't).