Epidemics Show Societies Who They Really Are

Epidemics Show Societies Who They Really Are

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Communicable disease has haunted humanity for all of history. As such, the responses to coronavirus in our midst have a grimly timeless quality. In fact, to one scholar, epidemics are a great lens for peering into the values, temperament, infrastructures andĀ moralĀ structures of the societies they attack.Ā Frank M. Snowden is a professor emeritus of the history of medicine at Yale and author ofĀ Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present.Ā An epidemic, he writes, ā€œholds a mirrorā€ to ... Maggiori informazioni

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