Deadlier than a Disease: The Pandemic(s) of Misinformation


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Deadlier than a Disease: The Pandemic(s) of Misinformation

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This piece brings to light the persistence in human ability to question authority. The "tar cures" of yesterday are scarily similar to the presidential suggestions to "inject bleach" today. To me, this piece brings a sense of comfort; just knowing that the people of 1918 had their share of pseudo-scientific authority figures to dodge and denounce just as we do in 2020.
This a newspaper article from 1919 that I found via my University's library.

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The Chicago Defender

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This item was submitted on October 28, 2020 by Glenda Villalon using the form “Share Your Story” on the site “A Journal of the Plague Year”:

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