Pandemics like Covid-19, Covid, Coronavirus, revolution, war and economic crises, are key determinants of historic change.
Democracy Now! looks at the history of epidemics, from Black Death to smallpox to COVID-19, and discuss how the coronavirus will reshape the world with leading medical historian Frank Snowden.
Snowden is the author of Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present.
He is a professor emeritus at Yale University who has been in Italy since the pandemic began, and himself survived a COVID-19 infection.
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