Robert Farley

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Remembering the ‘Spanish flu’ in Asia

Commentary / World Mar 29, 2020

Remembering the ‘Spanish flu’ in Asia

The eruption of COVID-19 has focused the attention of the world’s political authorities, but has also made them cognizant of past experience. As we know, the “Spanish Flu,” so named because initial media reports suggested that the influenza originated in Spain rather than in ...