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The Spanish Flu

Date:

Oct. 22, 2020, 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Location:

Online

Contact:
775-673-7058
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Description:

One hundred years ago a virus ravaged the planet in a way unseen since the Medieval Ages Black Death.  TMCC voices will explore the 1918 pandemic and how it affected America and the World, was attended to by public health agencies then and now,  and we will discuss the characteristics of a COVID virus and how it has impacted one of our colleagues. 

The panelists are:

Introduction and Moderator - Neil Siegel

The history of Spanish influenza in America - Joe Domitrovich

The military/war international spread of the influenza - Tom Cardoza

Public health handling now and then, ugly parallels - Sherry McGee

The anatomy of a virus then and now and my personal journey with COVID - John Adlish