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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