This is super fascinating: But what about the survivors of what remains the single greatest mortality event ever recorded? New research published Wednesday in the journal Nature suggests it was.
I have nothing to offer here except to just say that this is damned interesting. Ancient DNA from bubonic plague victims buried in cemeteries on the old Silk Road trade.
Well, this is certainly an interesting argument from the historian of medicine Melanie Kiechle. Does the pandemic mean that we need to take 19th century theories of medicine seriously again?.
Lots of gems of self-medication here: It was a similar scene a century ago when Spanish flu ravaged the globe and the panicked masses turned to alcohol – as well.
If you read the comments at LGM or anywhere else on the liberal internet, it's all doom and gloom, with commenters one upping each other in assuming the very worst.
COVID-19 is not a creation of globalization, but it's rapid spread around the globe is. And it is just one of many, many diseases that globalization has whipped around the.
I am not a historian of medicine. But as an environmental historian, I'm familiar enough with this cousin of my field to know the stories they tell well enough. And.
I want to take a minute, step back a bit, and talk about comparative responses to the last two major flu (or flu-like) epidemics in the United States. This came.