Sheila Bock Explores “Deliberate Infectors & Exotic Origins: The Folklore behind COVID-19”

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Sheila Bock examines the ways in which people’s reactions to the novel coronavirus pandemic have mirrored other, earlier public health scares from the bubonic plague to Ebola in an essay in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas News Center.

See Sheila Bock, “Deliberate Infectors and Exotic Origins: The Folklore Behind COVID-19,” University of Nevada, Las Vegas News Center (April 1, 2020):

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