VIDEO: A brief history of pandemics and quarantines in Europe
11 May, 2020
Updated Mon 11 May 2020 09:13 CEST
European civilizations have had to deal with virus outbreaks for millenia, which might explain why the current Covid-19 lockdown isn't too different from quarantines 500 years ago. Here's the fascinating history of what we've learnt over the centuries about dealing with diseases, but also the stumbling blocks we're still struggling with to this day.