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You may recall from my Pandemic Reading List that I included Boccacccio’s Decameron on the list.  I thought I’d share this great piece on how what we are living through is much different than the Black Death.   It’s funny and informative.

Dr. Eleanor Janega, a Medievalist, dives deep into the history of pandemics and dispels common mistakes about one of the most notorious (and deadly) ones — the 14th-century Black Death.

via Not Every Pandemic Is the Black Death — Discover

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