The arrival and spread of coronavirus, and the interventions against it, have caused a commotion in the stock market. Has this happened with previous pandemics?
In 1918, a parade in the middle of the Spanish Flu pandemic triggered a severe epidemic of influenza in Philadelphia. With the first confirmed case of coronavirus reported in Philadelphia, city government officials have decided to go ahead with the St. Patrick’s Day parade.
In 1918, two Canadian brothers serving in World War I sent letters back and forth with friends and family. Some of those letters have been preserved, telling the story of how one of them died from Spanish Influenza.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published a “microsite” on coronavirus. This…
There are many ways to prepare for a pandemic. Here are some resources you might find useful as coronavirus slowly marches towards us.