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History tells us that the end of pandemics are rarely – if ever – neat, uncomplicated, or even easy to date.
Eliminating coronavirus will be expensive and difficult – But here’s why it’s preferable to suppression.6 min read
The UK seems to be following a suppression strategy, having eased control measures in recent weeks. However, suppression tactics aren’t appropriate for dangerous diseases – and in the long term prove just as expensive.
As the US battled the 1918 influenza pandemic, some communities staged contentious battles against wearing masks. Sound familiar?
This winter, the field of respiratory viruses will be crowded.
Language always tells a story. As COVID-19 shakes the world, many of the words we’re using to describe it originated during earlier calamities – and have colourful tales behind them.