Can pandemics of the past act as playbooks for todays crisis?

By Jamie Priest
Updated February 22 2022 - 3:31am, first published February 18 2022 - 11:00pm
Masks were just as vital in making it through the 1918 pandemic as they are in todays COVID crisis. Picture: Shutterstock.

What caused the 1918 "Spanish flu" to cease?

- Asked by Miranda

Sitting, as we are, in throes of a pandemic, our interest in outbreaks of bygone eras is naturally piqued. There's no pandemic handbook, right? Or is there?

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