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How the Civil War Drove Medical Innovation — And the Pandemic Could, Too

How the Civil War Drove Medical Innovation — And the Pandemic Could, Too

The current COVID-19 pandemic, the largest public health crisis in a century, threatens the health of people across the globe. The U.S. has had the most diagnosed cases – surpassing 6 million – and more than 180,000 deaths. But six months into the pandemic, the U.S. still faces shortages of personal protective equipment for both front-line medical workers and the general public. There is also...

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