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How does COVID rank against other pandemics‪?‬ Coronacast

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As pandemics go, the coronavirus one is pretty big. It rapidly spread around the world, and is still causing problems.

But how does it compare to past pandemics? Are we actually living in a fortunate time in human history?

If we could magically replace COVID with a bug from the past, would it be a good or bad idea? Would you prefer the plague? Syphilis? Perhaps a flu pandemic might tickle your fancy.

Well to help you decide, on today's Coronacast, we go through the pandemics in history.

Also on today's show:

* Rapid antigen tests work well against Delta

* Quick Fire Friday!

As pandemics go, the coronavirus one is pretty big. It rapidly spread around the world, and is still causing problems.

But how does it compare to past pandemics? Are we actually living in a fortunate time in human history?

If we could magically replace COVID with a bug from the past, would it be a good or bad idea? Would you prefer the plague? Syphilis? Perhaps a flu pandemic might tickle your fancy.

Well to help you decide, on today's Coronacast, we go through the pandemics in history.

Also on today's show:

* Rapid antigen tests work well against Delta

* Quick Fire Friday!

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