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* During At the UsefulNotes/Covid19Pandemicstart of the UsefulNotes/Covid19Pandemic, it was quite the trend among certain hipsters to try to turn their medical masks into a fully functioning {{Cosplay}} of a PlagueDoctor's mask, which is the definition of irony since the medical mask and the PlagueDoctor's mask is literally the same thing after 700 years of medical science and improvment The beak wasn't put there because it looked cool, it was there for the exact same reason as the medical mask is filtered to the smallest possible amount We are using the height of over medical knowledge to figure out the most effective way to stop breathing in decieses.

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* ''Major Grom'' features a plague doctor mask-wearing serial killer.

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* ''Major Grom'' features a serial killer who wears a plague doctor mask-wearing serial killer.
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* In ''VisualNovel/TheArcana'', Julian, Valdemar, and [[spoiler: the Apprentice]] all worked as plague doctors. Julian's first appearance has him wearing the iconic mask.



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** There is also a Plague Mask "wondrous item" that can be crafted be players, and allows the wearer to cast ''Remove Disease'' once per day on a single creature touched.



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* The ASMR-specialised channel ''WebVideo/EphemeralRift'' has Corvus Clemmons, a plague doctor who will speak to the viewer as though they are his patient.

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* ''VideoGame/TheSinkingCity'' has an unlockable plague doctor outfit.



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* ''Major Grom'' features a plague doctor mask-wearing serial killer.




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* ''Major Grom: Plague Doctor'', an adaptation of the Russian comic book series. The plot revolves around the titular Police Major Igor Grom, tracking down a serial killer who wears the mask of a plague doctor.


** ''Shadowlands'' adds a cloth armor set that was very clearly based on plague doctors.
** Plague Deviser Marileth wears a bird-skull mask and robes that give him this aesthetic. Though as his title suggests, his job is to create plagues rather than treat them.




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* In the ''WesternAnimation/TheOwlHouse'', both the guard and members of the Emperor's Coven wear uniforms reminiscent of plague doctors. Warden Wrath's unique outfit is the most obvious example.


* In the [[UsefulNotes/CoronavirusDisease2019Pandemic coronavirus pandemic]] of April-May 2020, police in Norwich, England are [[https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/coronavirus-plague-doctor-hellesdon-norfolk-police-a9489781.html looking for a persistent curfew-violator who has been seen in the north-western suburbs of the City in full Plague Doctor outfit]]. It has been pointed out that Hellesdon is the district containing the local university, which has both a medical school and teaches a cross-disciplinary degree in the History of Medicine. And that it is reputed the university was built over the sites of several mediaeval mass graves for plague victims - something the School of East Anglian History would be well aware of.

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* In During the [[UsefulNotes/CoronavirusDisease2019Pandemic coronavirus pandemic]] of UsefulNotes/CoronavirusPandemic in April-May 2020, police in Norwich, England are were [[https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/coronavirus-plague-doctor-hellesdon-norfolk-police-a9489781.html looking for a persistent curfew-violator who has had been seen in the north-western suburbs of the City in full Plague Doctor outfit]]. It has been pointed out that Hellesdon is the district containing the local university, which has both a medical school and teaches a cross-disciplinary degree in the History of Medicine. And that it is reputed the university was built over the sites of several mediaeval medieval mass graves for plague victims - something the School of East Anglian History would be well aware of.
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E18AHealthOfInformation A Health of Information]]", the legendary pony healer Meadowbrook wore a plague doctor-like mask while calling on patients. In her time, healers are stated to have worn such masks for the explicit purpose of not catching sicknesses themselves. Meadowbrook's mask in particular also had the secondary function of [[spoiler: keeping the Flash Bees calm so she could collect their honey for her cures]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E18AHealthOfInformation A Health of Information]]", the legendary pony healer Mage Meadowbrook wore a plague doctor-like mask while calling on patients. In her time, healers are stated to have worn such masks for the explicit purpose of not catching sicknesses themselves. Meadowbrook's mask in particular also had the secondary function of [[spoiler: keeping the Flash Bees calm so she could collect their honey for her cures]].


* In the live-action adaptation of ''Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017'' a Plague Doctor's mask in Belle's childhood home indicates her mother died of the plague.

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* In the live-action adaptation of ''Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017'' a Plague Doctor's mask in Belle's childhood home indicates her mother died of the plague. \n A flashback shows a doctor [[DarkIsNotEvil tried]] to treat Belle's mother but saw it was too late for her, stating Belle and Maurice had to evacuate before they caught it.


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** Thankfully while they didn't know the exact reasons, plenty of plague doctors ''did'' catch on that thoroughly rinsing with water, cleansing their suit with smoke, or other cleaning both kept the foul smells away but also kept them from getting sick. Later plague doctors also adopted practices that meant they didn't need physically touch the patients, such as checking a pulse with a cane; which further reduced transmission.


* The ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'' has [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-049 SCP-049]]. [[{{Creepypasta}} This being the Foundation]], naturally he's a horrifying DeadlyDoctor. He also doesn't seem to be aware that he is one, and [[ObliviouslyEvil genuinely thinks that he's helping to treat the Plague]]. He actually isn't a man wearing plague doctor clothes but a humanoid entity which skin and face that are identical to plague doctor's garb and mask.

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* The ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'' has [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-049 SCP-049]]. [[{{Creepypasta}} This being the Foundation]], naturally he's a horrifying DeadlyDoctor. He also doesn't seem to be aware that he is one, and [[ObliviouslyEvil genuinely thinks that he's helping to treat the Plague]]. He actually isn't a man wearing plague doctor clothes but a humanoid entity which skin and face that are identical to plague doctor's garb and mask. It is never made clear if the pestilence he claims to cure is a real disease threatening humanity or he is just delusional.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Othercide}}'' is set in a dark world which has been swept by a plague. A whole group of enemy units are named "Plague [Something]", and all have the appearance of robed thin and tall (actually taller than your units) humanoids, which face include a long and pointy beak. One of them is literally named "Plague Doctor", it wears a hat (more a Robin Hood-esque cap than the classical round hat usually associated with the outfit), and wields a sickle.

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