Spanish Influenza: How Does the Current Corona Virus Outbreak Compare with Pandemics of the Past?

I have had a long running interest in the 1918 Influenza outbreak because of its direct affect on my family, but I have also researched numerous epidemics from a policy perspective; analyzing governments' responses to them and how the diseases and events affected our daily lives.  Check the resources page to links to these studies and other articles.


Spanish Influenza Provides Lessons for Coronavirus For more than twenty years I worked on national security policy with a decided emphasis on diseases and natural disasters.… Continue reading "Spanish Influenza Provides Lessons for Coronavirus"
161 Year-Old Article Covers All Aspects of Life I was researching yesterday on  when I found an article in the Kansas National Democrat on Jan 27, 1859,… Continue reading "161 Year-Old Article Covers All Aspects of Life"
A Brewery for Hastings as Prohibition Looms Brewery Lofts (2019) During the previous decade one of the fasted growing industries in the United States has been craft… Continue reading "A Brewery for Hastings as Prohibition Looms"
I dream of family history… 2019 was a great year for me.  It seemed fast and furious with sixteen preservation projects including cemeteries, downtown districts,… Continue reading "I dream of family history…"
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