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CoronaVirus: Snippets 20 March - 30 April 2020

Every culture has its own way of responding to a crisis.  Murderous epidemics have inflicted humanity for millennia, and the 'host' culture/state and individuals have responded in distinct ways as we are now witnessing.  Thucydides writing on the Great Plague of Athens in 430BC noted that, " For the violence of the calamity was such that men, not knowing where to turn, grew reckless o...