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Meeting the Scourge: COVID-19 Responsibility, Ethics, and Morality

By The CCM Team

In an age of science, a medieval method appears to still be our best practice for containing COVID-19. That's what Science Writer Randy Fillmore says in his most recent article on the COVID-19 pandemic, which appears in the September/October issue of The Humanist  magazine. 

“Bubonic Plague is the inescapable reference point in any discussion of infectious diseases and their impact on society,” writes Yale University History Professor Frank M. Snowden in his 2019 book,Epidemics and Society from the Black Death to the Present. Of course, he wrote those words before the coronavirus pandemic.

And yet, we look back to fourteenth-century Europe because social distancing was the only hope for curtailing the spread of the Black Death, a disease that killed many, many millions. Nearly seven hundred years later, in an age of science, a medieval method appears to still be our best practice for containing COVID-19.

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