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Howard H. Tooth CB., CMG., MD., FRCP.

JMS Pearce Hull, England   Fig 1. Howard H Tooth. Via Wikimedia¬† Howard Tooth (1856-1925) was one of many physicians who served well their patients and their profession, but who would be unknown save for a syndrome that bears and perpetuates their name. Howard Tooth (Fig 1) was born in Hove, Sussex, educated at Rugby […]

Have we learned anything from 1918-1919 influenza?

Edward Winslow Wilmette, Illinois, United States   Actual daily deaths from influenza, September to November 1918.¬†Monthly Bulletin of the Department of Health, December 1918. NYC Municipal Library. Source.¬† The 2020 viral pandemic (COVID-19),1 in spite of being caused by a novel virus family, bears striking epidemiological and social resemblance to the influenza pandemic of 1918.2 […]