Tag Archives: COVID-19

  • Medicine at Michigan

    The History of Ignoring Pandemic Precautions

    Like COVID-19, the 1918 influenza pandemic hit hard and fast, going from a handful of reported cases in a few cities to a nationwide outbreak within a few weeks. Many communities issued several rounds of various closure orders in an attempt to keep the disease in check. While a century separates these pandemics, there is a multitude of significant parallels between them.

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  • Michigan Today

    Bentley’s COVID-19 collection offers varied look at the pandemic

    Student films. Journal entries. Tributes to hospital workers. These are just some items in the Bentley Historical Library’s COVID-19 collection that offer a poignant glimpse of the pandemic’s impact on U-M students, faculty, and staff.

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