Supernatural Archive

Porphyria: A true story of Vampire?

In 1985 biochemist David Dolphin proposed that the vampires of folklore may actually have been people suffering from porphyria, a group of rare, largely hereditary blood diseases. According to the Times account of his remarks: (1) Porphyria victims are extraordinarily sensitive to sunlight. Even ...Read More

Small Pox : How prepared are we?

Smallpox is believed to have emerged in human populations about 10,000 BC. The disease killed an estimated 400,000 Europeans each year during the 18th century (including five monarchs), and was responsible for a third of all blindness. Of all those infected, 20 to 60% ...Read More