yellow fever

  • The Contagion and a Cure

    by Mark Lause

    Mark Lause looks at the 1793 yellow fever pandemic in Philadelphia from a working class history perspective, and finds it informs us today.

  • The Dangerous History of Immunoprivilege

    by Kathryn Olivarius

    We’ve seen what happens when people with immunity to a deadly disease are given special treatment. It isn’t pretty.

  • Notes From the New Normal

    by Jamie Stiehm

    America is not immune to the world. We're all connected in "a single garment of destiny," as Martin Luther King Jr. wrote.