Pandemic Part 1: 1918 Flu Pandemic and COVID-19
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Medical historian Howard Markel, MD, PhD, director of the University of Michigan's Center for the History of Medicine, speaks with JAMA Fishbein fellow Angel Desai, MD, about lessons from the devastating 1918 flu pandemic. Markel discusses his research into the effects of social distancing on US death rates during the worldwide outbreak.

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Twentieth-Century Lessons for a Modern Coronavirus Pandemic

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