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Why did we forget the Spanish Flu?

29 Mar 2021 What have we learned and what have we forgotten from one hundred years ago – and will we make the same mistakes again? https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/thefourcast/210326_Spanish_Flu_Mix_1515.mp3 Millions dead, multiple waves, ships quarantined; a world in crisis. One hundred years ago, humankind was hit by a deadly pandemic during the…
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March 30, 2021
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Can the Roaring Twenties Teach Us About Post-Pandemic Life?

From the cocktails to the speakeasies to The Great Gatsby, there are few periods in history as celebrated in modern culture as the Roaring Twenties. As we look forward to the end of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s worth exploring how the Roaring Twenties followed the last global pandemic: the 1918…
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March 10, 2021
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32 books on everything from cautionary tales of young Wall Street to the science of sleep that rising stars in finance say you should read to get ahead

Premium Amazon/Business Insider This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. For its rising stars of Wall Street list, Business Insider selected 25 young professionals under the age of 35 in investing, trading, and dealmaking that stood out as the leaders for…
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January 17, 2021
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From Spanish Flu to COVID-19: Tales from healthcare frontline

The awful new sickness arrives suddenly with rumours and half-truths as to its origin.It’s highly contagious and deadly. Medical systems are quickly stretched. There’s no vaccine and no consensus about how to contain it – and who should do the containing.Some people wear masks, some refuse. Travellers are quarantined, the…
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December 18, 2020
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How Pandemics End

On December 11, the Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer to begin distributing its vaccine for Covid-19. The triumphant moment comes on the brink of a grim winter, amid record case levels across the United States, and it is accompanied by countless unknowns. For Episode 22 of The Politics of…
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December 16, 2020
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Transcript: The Vaccine Pipeline

A transcript of Episode 22 of The Politics of Everything, “How Pandemics End”Laura Marsh: This week I did something I never imagined doing: I logged on to The New York Times, entered my age, my job, the county I live in, and some information about my health, and the website…
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December 16, 2020
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Contrarian

If it is meant to be, then it is meant to be, no matter what the business condition is. This is the law of proper timing, which embodies the positive story of Marivic Hernandez, yet it’s against all odds. It has been my fondness to go around the Metro and…
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November 5, 2020