Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update: Epidemics in History
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Infectious epidemics have always driven change and triggered discrimination in human societies. Frank Snowden, DPhil, Professor Emeritus of History and History of Medicine at Yale University and author of Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present (Yale University Press, 2019), puts the COVID-19 pandemic in historical context.

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