Charles Dickens wrote about the diphtheria crisis of 1856 – and it all sounds very familiar

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Abstract

A newly-discovered letter by Charles Dickens reveals that his reaction to a diphtheria crisis in 1856 resembles our experience of the COVID crisis of 2020.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 27 Dec 2020

Keywords

  • Dickens, Charles
  • COVID
  • Coronavirus
  • letters
  • diphtheria

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