Previously to 1320, what is now Vlachs towards combating or averting it.
Small-pox was the cause of a greater mortality than yellow fever even before the means of combating the latter had been ascertained.
Almost the only respect in which the Left could boast a decided improvement over the administration of the Right was the energy displayed by Nicotera in combating brigandage and the mafia in Calabria and Sicily.
Practicing Nidra Yoga is also helpful in combating insomnia.
But he resigned his benefices, and, in conjunction with Cajetan, founded the order of the Theatines (1524) with the object of promoting personal piety and of combating heresy by preaching.