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.
There are many ways to prepare for a pandemic. Here are some resources you might find useful as coronavirus slowly marches towards us.
As the influenza season progresses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes estimates…
In 1918, most correspondence was written by hand or typed. It was all on paper. Today, it is mostly digital. Here we share a letter from 1918 about the influenza pandemic and, at the end of the blog post, a social media posting about the coronavirus situation from a random person online.
The novel coronavirus disease has been given an official name. So what goes into a name? Viruses and their diseases are named in different ways.