A senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Niall Ferguson, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the 1957-58 flu pandemic, how governments reacted to its outbreak and how it compares to the response to the Covid-19.
“We’ve created one of the deepest recessions in American history,” Ferguson says. He adds, “there are two pandemics going on at the moment. There’s the real one involving a real virus. And then there’s the pandemic online of disinformation and misinformation.”
— Education Next
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Title: The Education Exchange: How America Responded to the Pandemic of 1957-58: “Almost the Exact Opposite of What We See Today” – by Education Next
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Published Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 12:53:41 +0000