Frank Bongiorno

Frank Bongiorno is a professor of history at ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University.

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Opinion | How Australia’s response to the Spanish flu of 1919 provides a lesson from history for fighting coronavirus

The flu probably came into the country via returning soldiers, many of whom broke quarantine, though the precise source of the first known infection was never discovered.

The flu probably came into the country via returning soldiers, many of whom broke quarantine, though the precise source of the first known infection was never discovered.

How Australia’s response to the Spanish flu of 1919 provides a lesson from history for fighting coronavirus
24 Mar 2020 - 8:03AM