Rhyming Through History - Dr. Susan Kent

Author and historian Susan Kingsley Kent gives us a historical perspective on what's going on today by looking at the experience of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic that killed an estimated 50-100 million people worldwide.

Susan Kingsley Kent is the author of The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919: a brief history with documents

The 1918 Flu Pandemic is the only historical event we have that's remotely comparable to what's going on today during the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Kent, a prolific author and professor at the University of Colorado gave us a truly global perspective on that moment in history and what elements of that story echo in today's.
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