Historical Insights on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, and Racial Disparities: Illuminating a Path Forward


This journal article compares the public health responses for the 1918 influenza and 2020 COVID-19 responses, specifically as it impacts Black Americans. The article takes a strengths and resilience-based approach and pulls together key learnings in a table that translates learnings from the past into recommendations for public health responses moving forward.

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