Maps and Epidemiology: Lessons for COVID-19

YaleUniversity– Dec 17, 2020

This talk considers the importance of mapping for the understanding of epidemic diseases since John Snow’s work on cholera in London. The focus is on ways in which traditional maps have greatly helped to understand the way in which race, pre-existing conditions, and air pollution have served as drivers of the coronavirus pandemic. Presented by Frank Snowden, Andrew Downey Orrick Professor Emeritus of History & History of Medicine.

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