Daily Archives: February 8, 2021

Visualizing the History of Pandemics

ByNicholas LePan The History of Pandemics Pan·dem·ic /panˈdemik/ (of a disease) prevalent over a whole country or the world. As humans have spread across the world, so have infectious diseases. Even in this modern era, outbreaks are nearly constant, though not every outbreak reaches pandemic level as COVID-19 has. Today’s visualization outlines some of history’s […]

Why oh why this mass Covid hysteria?

I Can’t Stop Wondering About Covid-19 Donald J. Boudreaux Like so many people, I can’t stop wondering about Covid-19. But unlike many people, my thoughts aren’t on the physical dangers that this disease poses to me. I long ago stopped being unusually worried about me becoming infected with SARs-CoV-2. To be clear, I’m no Covid […]