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Lessons from History: What Can Past Pandemics Teach Us About COVID-19?

Video   Apr 24, 2020 | Taken from McGill University, YouTube

 

How have past generations managed global pandemics? What role has politics played in how governments address health crises? What lessons from recent epidemics like HIV/AIDS are informing how scientists are responding to COVID-19?

In this video, experts from McGill University explore the current COVID-19 pandemic through the lens of history, reaching back to past plagues and diseases, as well as more recent challenges, to help us understand how scientists, politicians and the rest of us are responding to the current crisis, and what the past might tell us about what kind of world will emerge.

Take a look at our Exploring the Coronavirus Pandemic interview series to discover more expert insights relating to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Visit our coronavirus hubpage to stay updated with all the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
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