How does scurvy spread?
It doesnt spread, It is a deficiency disease caused by a lack of Vitamin C. you cant give someone else vitamin c :)
On Jacques Cartier's second trip across the ocean, his crew fell ill with a sickness whose symptoms were similar to that of scurvy. According to "J. Cartier witnesses a treatment for scurvy, Vesalius, VIII, 1,2-6, 2002": Jacques Cartier left Saint-Malo in 1535 to cross the Atlantic Ocean for the second time. While spending the winter ashore, when his ships were trapped in the ice, he encountered the disease, which, surprisingly seems to have also affected…
Scurvy does not occur in most animals because they can synthesize their ... Scurvy or subclinical scurvy is caused by the lack of vitamin C. In modern Western societies, scurvy is rarely present in adults, although infants and elderly people are ... meat from animals which make their own vitamin C (which most animals do)