It is estimated that 95,000 men lost their lives in the Civil War due to the gangrene infection. A lot of this was avoidable. The doctors would wash their hands in basins with the same water, over and over again, thus carrying germs from one patient to another. If they had paid attention to Leviticus written 3,300 years earlier this wouldn’t have happened. You wash in running water, which is why a shower is healthier than a bath.
Leviticus 15:13 “And when he that hath an issue is cleansed of his issue; then he shall number to himself seven days for his cleansing, and wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in running water, and shall be clean.”