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Old Montalto Sanatorium in Valongo

By |2018-05-07T22:29:35+00:00November 29th, 2017|Architecture, Places, Portugal|

SANATORIUMS AS TREATMENT FACILITIES FOR TB Montalto Sanatorium was one of those facilities. Tuberculosis disease has been present in humans since ancient times, and can be tracked as far as 17,000 years ago in the animal kingdom. The disease was not recognized as such till 1820s, and, during the middle [...]

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