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The New England Vampire Panic Was Very Real and Very Deadly

In the 1890s, consumption (now called tuberculosis) was ravaging New Englanders. But what caused it? Could it be ... vampires? Plus, read other stories about strange historical events.

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    The New England Vampire Panic Was Very Real and Very Deadly

    It was a scene only Dracula and his blood-spattered ilk could love. In the late 18th and early 19th century, New Englanders were gripped by a vampire …

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