Alex and Bryan interview John Barry, the preeminent historian of the deadly 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic, to figure out what history tells us about COVID-19 and beyond and Alex lays claim for his countrymen to the first clinical trials in history – fighting scurvy with hard cider, seawater, and, finally, citrus! One out of three ain’t bad.
Lessons From History: Hidden heroes and villains of the past, and what we can learn from them
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
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