Dealing with epidemics

Ralph Tapping takes a closer look at two relatively recent epidemics that generated fear and apprehension, but also led to vital medical breakthroughs   In our last column, we discussed the rather terrifying “Plague Doctor” who aimed to treat plagues in Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. The ‘Plague Doctor’ face mask on display in

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