On 16th February 600 AD Pope Gregory the Great decreed that saying “God Bless You" was the correct response to a sneeze. There are others that come to mind - Gesundheit !!
In this time of Covid and Omicron we are all aware of sneezing etiquette. So keep in mind the world has been through many plagues and illnesses .
One such illness was tuberculosis and a special hospital was built outside of Perth to send sufferers. It also included a leprosarium also known as a 'Lazarette'. The Wooroloo Sanatorium was opened in May 1915. It closed in 1970 and is now a minimum security prison.
Female Patient in a ward at the Wooroloo Sanitorium
Open Wooroloo Sanitorium
Wooroloo Train Station