Vancouver Through Two Plagues: The 1918/19 Spanish Flu & CoViD-19

The 1918-19 influenza outbreak and our current CoViD-19 pandemic have many parallels in government action, public reaction, and a concern for the economy.

Our panelists Dr Margaret Andrews, Professor of History at Washington State University  and  Simon Fraser University’s Duke of Data Andy Yan provided an enlightening discussion on pandemics then and now.

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