​​What We Can Learn From How the 1918 Pandemic Ended

​​What We Can Learn From How the 1918 Pandemic Ended

As the first countries are lifting all but a few safety measures against the coronavirus, this might be a cautionary tale worth reading. The Spanish flu that caused the 1918 pandemic continued to kill a lot of people in 1920, «but the world had moved on». Reminded me of a piece a shared last October: Covid becoming endemic doesn’t mean it’s over. It means we choose an «acceptable» level of death and disease.

From Weekly Filet #380, in February 2022.

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