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What a WWII Typhus Outbreak Can Educate Us About Stopping Coronavirus

Deportations to the Warsaw Ghetto. Leszno Street near intersection with Żelazna Street.Photo: unknown/Wikimedia Commons (Fair Use)More than 70 years ago, an imprisoned community in Nazi-occupied Poland banded together to contain a deadly epidemic of typhus, largely without the aid of vaccines or effective medicines. Instead, according to new research published today, they likely relied on…