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Pandemics Throughout History

Pandemics Throughout History

The pathogens that shaped the course of history 

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Our earliest ancestors experienced communicable disease, however prior to the development of communities, disease spread was limited. As cities developed and trade routes connected them, the capacity for disease spread increased dramatically, creating epidemics and pandemics. 

Access this infographic to learn about the numerous pandemics that have occurred throughout history, up to the most recent pandemic, SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).