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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast


Mar 29, 2020

Imagine what it would have been like, to have lived in 1918. Spanish influenza killed approximately 3% of the world’s population. Other than the world war, international travel was fairly limited. There was no social media. No flu vaccine. No mechanical ventilators. No World Health Organization.

A century later, we’re facing the next great pandemic. And what have we learned? What do we know?

From the neurologic complications of SARS-CoV-2, to non-infectious consequences, the environmental impact of a pandemic, and lessons learned polio, we hope to leave you with a few important take-home messages, a silver lining—and some food for thought—about the ongoing COVID pandemic.

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