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Lessons from the Spanish Flu

There are lessons from the 1918 influenza flu pandemic (commonly called the Spanish Flu) that we can use to mitigate adverse economic consequences. Primarily, the use of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as social distancing. Instead of watching baseball on sunny days, gathering with friends for backyard barbecues and going to concerts like we had assumed we’d be doing, we are “sheltering in place” missing birthdays, graduations, weddings and in some cases funerals. Additionally, economic reports released earlier this week show GDP contracted by 4.8% at

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