3 videos comparing historical epidemics
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1894 Bubonic Plague in Hong Kong and its legacy
This is a footage made as part of “Contagious Cities” Project in Hong Kong, narrated by Prof. Gabriel Leung, Dean of LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong.
Comparing SARS and COVID-19
GoLocal interviewed Professor Kate Mason on the similarities and differences between the SARS and coronavirus. Dr. Mason visited HKU in 2019. She is author of Infectious Change: Reinventing Chinese Public Health After an Epidemic (Stanford University, 2016)
Comparing 1918 Spanish flu and 2020 COVID-19
John Barry, author of “The Great Influenza” and expert on the Spanish-flu pandemic, speaks with New Yorker Editor, David Remnick, about the parallels between the 1918 flu pandemic and the Coronavirus in 2020.