1918 Influenza Pandemic and Public Information

Stony Brook University Professor Nancy Tomes taught a class about the 1918 influenza pandemic and public information efforts in the United… read more

Stony Brook University Professor Nancy Tomes taught a class about the 1918 influenza pandemic and public information efforts in the United States to stop the spread of the disease. She described methods such as canceling public gatherings, social distancing, and propaganda about good hygiene, which are still implemented. This class was filmed on March 10, 2020, during the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. Professor Toms compared the symptoms, economic impact, and national response between 1918 and today. close

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1918 Influenza Pandemic and Public Information

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Program ID:
469755-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Stony Brook, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 28, 2020 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 05, 2020 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 28, 2020 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2020 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2020 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3