If you are familiar with the Old Testament law, then you know that the Bible contains health guidelines to prevent infectious diseases. Numbers chapter 19 required the Jews to go through a purification ritual whenever they touched a dead body.
Scientists and Bible scholars have written extensively about the health guidelines in the Bible. Here are three related articles to this topic:
- Creation and the Germ Theory: How a Biblical Worldview Encouraged the Concept that Germs Make Us Sick
- Bible Evidences - Advanced Medical Knowledge
- The Medical Accuracy of the Bible
This infographic by Pediatric After Hours News includes more information about how germs spread and what we can do to prevent infections.