History of pandemics
The coronavirus is not the first pandemic disease to take center stage in world history. In the 19th century cholera ravaged societies all over the world, and in de Middle Ages, The Black Death claimed millions of victims. What effects did these pandemics have on society at large? How did medical science evolve in response to these outbreaks? Medical historian Prof Frank Huisman (UMC Utrecht) on what past efforts can teach us about the present.
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The coronavirus pandemic
How do we control the virus? Join our interdisciplinary webinars about the corona outbreak and its implications, with perspectives from the biomedical sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities.