When the music moves you, there's not much you can do but dance. But what if you started moving without any music? That's what happened to a woman in the city of Strasbourg, and her unstoppable dance moves turned out to be contagious. This became known as the Dancing Plague of 1518.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas March 22, 2018
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