May 31, 2020


Connecting People

History’s Most Deadly Pandemics, From the Antonine Plague to COVID-19

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Since humanity’s earliest days, we have been stalked by the specter of illness and illness. And as human civilization distribute — bringing with it greater metropolitan areas, new trade routes and extra mingling between unique teams of folks and animals — so did the chance of widespread illness outbreaks.

Extended right before we had COVID-19, we have been working with some of these significant pandemics.

Pandemic history

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This appeared in the June 2020 concern as “Background of Pandemics.” Subscribe to Uncover magazine for extra coronavirus pandemic coverage.