Coronavirus: a historical perspective

As COVID-19 dominates the news, Laura Spinney asks what we might learn from pandemics in the past

Illustration of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19). (Photo by Alamy)

As COVID-19 dominates the news, Laura Spinney draws historical parallels with other pandemics in history and asks what we might learn from disease outbreaks in the past

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