Professor of History of Medicine, University of Michigan.
Medicine at Michigan
People paid a price for prematurely celebrating the end of the 1918 flu pandemic.
The deadly third wave of the 1918 flu shows what can happen when society prematurely returns to pre-pandemic life, a medical historian cautions.
The last pandemic killed around 675,000 people in the U.S. alone. Widespread acceptance of cloth face coverings could help to stop history from repeating itself today.
A medical historian says striking similarities exist between how we reacted a century ago, and how we’re responding now.