Past Pandemics have Reshaped Society. Will Coronavirus do the Same?Historians in the News
tags: video, pandemic, medical history, COVID-19
Although the coronavirus pandemic presents unprecedented challenges for people living through it, humans have endured similar health ordeals in the past. Jeffrey Brown speaks to two historians, Frank Snowden of Yale University and Nancy Bristow of the University of Puget Sound, about how previous pandemics have shaped societies. It’s part of our ongoing arts and culture series, Canvas.
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