Foreign Bodies by Simon Schama review – pandemics and prejudice
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The historian brings his considerable literary talents to this study of how blame, often mixed with antisemitism, has attended disease and vaccination through the agesFew events are as compelling as a pandemic, even a relatively mild one. Though nowhere near as severe as the 14th-century Black Death or the 1918 Spanish flu, Covid has drawn responses from every sector of society, spreading panic and undermining trust in governments.Little wonder then that throughout history politicians have...

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