As Covid-19 cases continue to spread across the United States, many have begun to draw on the Center for the History of Medicine’s seminal 2007 study of non-pharmaceutical interventions used during the 1918 influenza epidemic. Dr. Navarro has been interviewed by several media outlets examining the public health measures utilized in 1918 and the impact they had on the deadly influenza pandemic.
WBUR in Boston: “How Boston Reacted to the 1918 Flu Pandemic”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “How did Milwaukee Fight off Spanish Flu? It Closed Churches and Schools. But Not Saloons.”