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University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

May 2020

“Coronavirus and Historical Patterns of Epidemics in Latin America”

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

A Zoom Talk by Dr. Marcos Cueto Wednesday, May 13, at 12 pm – 1:30 pm, via Zoom Abstract. Historical studies on epidemics in Latin America have magnified fragilities in public health structures, revealed the vulnerability of the poor and discovered cases of heroism under adversity. They have also identified an historical trend –revived in the contemporary crisis caused by Covid-19– characterized by a reductionism in the explanation of the social factors that sustain epidemics, insufficient and contradictory official responses and…

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