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Coronavirus and Stoicism: How Marcus Aurelius Responded To A Pandemic

Daily Stoic shares a lesson we can all learn from history about this COVID Pandemic. In 165 AD, Marcus Aurelius’ Roman Empire was hit with the Antonine Plague. Despite the distance of so many centuries, it’s eerily similar to Covid-19. It caused widespread panic, but Marcus Aurelius was a beacon of sanity and stability during […]

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Coronavirus: Keep calm and know the data

Coronavirus was declared a pandemic on Wednesday due to its widespread transmission across the world. But in terms of severity, it remains relatively low, with certain demographics more vulnerable than others. Evening Standard shows us five categories of data to shed some perspective on the scale of the crisis.

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