Can the 1918 Influenza Pandemic Help Forecast Covid’s End?
FEATURING JOHN BARRY - Americans are tired of the pandemic. They are tired of changing government guidelines, of uncertain recommendations on mask wearing, of restrictions on gatherings, and more. And so, we are more receptive to pronouncements that the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus is milder and therefore spells the end of the pandemic.
Author John Barry, who wrote a definitive book about the 1918 Influenza pandemic warns that it’s too soon to declare the end.
Read John Barry’s New York Times op-ed here.
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