The Accolade

Here’s what the Spanish Flu from more than a century ago can teach us about how to respond to COVID-19 pandemic

Art illustrated by Accolade staff writer Katherine Kim.

Henry Lee

May 25, 2020

Long lines at grocery stores.  Schools no longer open for classroom instruction. Hospital beds full of dying patients. Doesn’t all of this sound like the aftermath of the novel coronavirus outbreak? But these events have happened before -- more than a century ago. In 1918, a virus sprea...

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