The condition herod died from is either scabies or kidney disease, with gangrene, according to pathologists. Nothing supernatural.
<quoted text>Remember Herod? He slaughtered babies like abortionists do What is Herod's Evil? In the book I, Claudius, Herod succumbed to a disease that had symptoms described as "putrescent stomach, corpse-like breath, maggots breeding in the privy member, and a constant watery flow from the bowels causing inflamed madness." Remember what he died from, you may come down with the same symptoms.