History of western epidemics

History of western epidemics

Infectious diseases have been around for as long as humanity. Some are localized, and some spread to a critical mass and become epidemics that shape human history. In this course, we explore some of the most significant epidemics in the history of western civilization. You will learn about the historical context, pathological background, and cultural impact of 10 of the most important outbreaks from the 17th century to the present day.

Author: Robin Tang

Membership: Free

Duration: 10 days

Time: 5 minutes/day

Format: One episode a day via email

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