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A history of pandemics: from Spanish Flu to Covid-19

Mark Honigsbaum compares the Covid-19 pandemic to previous diseases outbreaks over the past century

Japanese school girls wear protective masks to guard against the influenza outbreak, February 1920. (Photo by Getty Images)
Published: June 29, 2020 at 2:48 pm
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Medical historian and journalist Mark Honigsbaum, author of The Pandemic Century, compares the current Covid-19 pandemic, and our responses to it, to previous diseases outbreaks over the past 100 years.

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