Pandemic Responses - History of Medicine Department


May 19, 2020, Graham Mooney, “How to Talk About Freedom During a Pandemic,” The Atlantic

May 7, 2020, Mary Fissell, Pandemics come and go. The way people respond to them barely changes.Washington Post

April 13, 2020, Jeremy Greene, As Telemedicine Surges, Will Community Health Suffer?, Boston Review

April 10, 2020, Jeremy Greene, The Social Distancing Syllabus: Perspectives in the Time of Coronavirus from Johns Hopkins Historians, A Historical Guide to Pandemic Responses, Johns Hopkins Communicaitons; accompanying video:

April 10, 2020, Graham Mooney, A Historical Perspective on the Connections Between Public Health and SchoolingA Historical Guide to Pandemic Responses, Johns Hopkins Communicaitons; accompanying video:

April 10, 2020, Alexandre White, Xenophobia in the Time of QuarantinesA Historical Guide to Pandemic Responses, Johns Hopkins Communicaitons; accompanying video:

April 9, 2020, Graham Mooney, Hospital visiting in epidemics: an old debate reopenedHistory & Policy

April 6, 2020, Marta Hanson, Urban foraging in Baltimore in the time of a pandemicBaltimore Brew

April 5, 2020, Nathaniel Comfort, Quarantine Journal: Border CrossingThe Point Magazine

March 27, 2020, Alexandre White, "Historical linkages: epidemic threat, economic risk, and xenophobia," The Lancet

March 24, 2020, Kristin Brig, Joking in the Time of Pandemic: The 1889–92 Flu and 2020 COVID-19, Nursing Clio

March 24, 2020, Alexandre White, "The U.S. has an ugly history of blaming ‘foreigners’ for disease," The Washington Post

March 6, 2020, Graham Mooney, “Quarantine is One of the Oldest Powers in the Book. That Doesn’t Mean Governments Should use it to Fight Coronavirus,” The Globe and Mail.



May 25, 2020, Marta Hanson, "How to Make Sense of "Traditional (Chinese) Medicine" In a Time of Covid-19: Cold War Origin Stories and the WHO's Role in Making Space for Polyglot Therapeutics," Helen Tilley's contribution to "Dispatches from the pandemic," Somatosphere

May 20, 2020, Graham Mooney, "Why you Might Now Get a Phone Call to Tell You You’ve Been Exposed to the Coronavirus," Seattle Times

April 10, 2020, Jeremy Greene, "The ‘forgotten pandemic’: What researchers can learn from the 1918 flu that devastated Baltimore," Baltimore Sun

April 9, 2020, Alexandre White, "How Pandemics Shape Society," HUB, Johns Hopkins Communications

April 2, 2020, Marta Hanson, "A surprising army emerges to fight against the epidemic with Chinese medicine: Focus on clinical efficacy receives support overseas," Hong Kong's Asian Weekly, no. 14

April 1, 2020, Jeremy Greene, "Tale of two cities: How San Francisco is flattening the curve while NYC becomes a global Coronavirus epicentre," Independent

March 23, 2020, Graham Mooney, “With Outbreaks Come Misinformation. Covid-19 is no Exception,” Undark Magazine.

March 21, 2020, Graham Mooney, “A Historical Lesson in Disease Containment: Tuberculosis Sanatoriums Offered Patients Fresh Air, Entertainment, and Socialization—For Those Who Could Afford Them,” The Atlantic.

March 17, 2020, Graham Mooney, “What We’ve Learned from Past Pandemics,” Quartz.

March 14, 2020, Alexandre White, "Why You Should Stop Joking That Black People Are Immune to Coronavirus," Citylab

March 10, 2020, Alexandre White, "Fox News And Donald Trump Are Embracing Xenophobia To Defend Against The Coronavirus," Buzzfeed News

March 10, 2020, Graham Mooney, “In the Coronavirus, Historians See Echoes of Past Pandemics,” Futurism.

March 7, 2020, Graham Mooney, “Extreme Actions During Spanish Flu May Preview Decisions on Coronavirus Today,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

March 3, 2020, Alexandre White, "China Tightens Coronavirus Restrictions to Shield Beijing," The Wall Street Journal

March 1, 2020, Alexandre White, "Q&A — COVID-19: What History Can Tell Us," Fundamentals March 2020, Johns Hopkins Communications

March 1, 2020, Alexandre White, "China's Red Banners Take On Coronavirus. Even Mahjong Gets A Mention," Goats and Soda, NPR

January 26, 2020, Alexandre White, "China's unprecedented quarantines could have wider consequences, experts say," CNN Health



April 10, 2020, Graham Mooney, “History of Government Responses to Pandemics,” Politics! Politics! Politics!

April 3, 2020, Graham Mooney, "Pandemics in Perspective: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion," video, American Philosophical Society

March 31, 2020, Jeremy Greene, "The COVID-19 Curve, Low Wage Workers, Corona Comedy: Amy Silverberg," Take Two, KPCC 89.3

March 27, 2020, Jeremy Greene & Graham Mooney, "COVID-19 and the 1918 Flu Pandemic—What Can We Learn?,"  Public Health On Call

March 26, 2020, Graham Mooney, “Can we learn anything from the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918?”, ABC Australia, 7.30 Report.

March 25, 2020, Graham Mooney, “In the Response to Coronavirus, Echoes of Pandemics Past,” Trend Lines, World Politics Review.

March 23, 2020, Graham Mooney, “What We Can Learn From Pandemics in History,” Minnesota Public Radio News with Kerri Miller.

March 18, 2020, Graham Mooney, “Epidemics, Elites, and Public Health,” Against the Grain, KPFA 94.1.

March 18, 2020, Graham Mooney, “Pandemic Historian Dr. Graham Mooney,” Profoundly Pointless.

March 17, 2020, Graham Mooney, “The Rob Snow Show,” 1310 News, Ottowa.

March 11, 2020, Graham Mooney, “Breakfast Show,” Voice of Islam.