Column: How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities to today’s pandemic

The coronavirus can infect anyone, but recent reporting has shown your socioeconomic status can play a big role, with a combination of job security, access to health care and mobility widening the gap in infection and mortality rates between rich and poor. The wealthy work remotely and flee to resorts or pastoral second homes, while … Continue reading Column: How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities to today’s pandemic