Pistoia Administration issued Health Ordinances to secure the area from diseases. They had a strong misconception that smell and woolen or linen cloths could carry diseases. This made sense only in one way that sores could cause traces of blood on the clothes and these traces could affect another person wearing these clothes. However, there was a moral shortcoming of these beliefs that Jews were dejected considering them responsible for the spread of the disease which did not make any sense. One reason behind this misbelief is said to be the huge amounts of money that Catholics owed to Jews and the Catholic wanted to avoid repaying these loans in one way or the other, hence they started blaming them for carrying and spreading diseases. This no doubt is ridiculous to take wrong confessions through torturing someone and then devising policies based on those wrong confessions. Such policies are totally biased and in no way humanistic.

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