Filth disease

Related to Filth disease: fifth disease
(Med.) a disease supposed to be due to pollution of the soil or water.

See also: Filth

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Plagues bred on city's filth DISEASE GLASGOW was the victim of the Three Pestilences - the plagues of 1350, 1362 and 1381.
She died from what many then considered a filth disease spread by decaying fecal matter.