Ben Franklin & COVID-19

History By Sarah Becker Copyright ©2020 Sarah Becker Ben Franklin & COVID-19 “We may be done with COVID-19, but COVID-19 is not done with us,” NIH Director Francis Collins noted not long ago.  The rapidly transmitting coronavirus has taken hold and the number of cases, of deaths per capita endures. “COVID-19 is extraordinarily widespread,” the […]

Infectious Diseases Throughout the Years

By Sarah Becker Infectious Diseases Throughout the Years Today it is the unexpected arrival of an acute febrile respiratory disease, COVID-19 that sickens America.  COVID-19, a relative of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) was first discovered in China in December 2019.  The United States recorded its first COVID-19 case on January 21, 2020; on March […]