Dr. Deborah Levine — Learning from Pandemics

Dr. Deborah Levine, a medical historian who teaches in the Department of Health Policy and Management, shares public health lessons we can learn from American history. She discusses the power of physical distancing in containing the spread of the Spanish flu as well as other drivers of medical innovations beyond pure profit. Levine wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post, making a case for the development of a free or low-cost vaccine for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus.

Dr. Deborah Levine, a medical historian who teaches in the Department of Health Policy and Management, shares public health lessons we can learn from American history. She discusses the power of physical distancing in containing the spread of the Spanish flu as well as other drivers of medical innovations beyond pure profit.

Levine wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post, making a case for the development of a free or low-cost vaccine for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus.

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