History's playbook & coronavirus

As mentioned in last week's article, the Corona virus is historic in its sweeping across the globe. The virus carries with it the potential for untold consequences in the infection of potentially millions and many deaths to follow.

Yet the virus is not the first time in history that a pandemic has occurred. Looking back at history is the best way to learn what worked and what did not work in earlier occurrences and it also provides a way to learn how to prepare for what may be coming.

The Spanish Flu of 1918-1919 had a dramatic impact on the world. Some believe it indirectly led to the demise...