In this special video, I compare Covid-19, Coronavirus, which is causing havoc here in 2020, to the Sweating Sickness epidemics in England in the 16th century.
Are Covid-19 and Sweating Sickness similar? Are they the same illness?
Find out more in this talk.
You can find out even more about Sweating Sickness in my video from 2014 - https://youtu.be/qwSjvIixzP8 - or in Claire's book "Sweating Sickness in a Nutshell".
For more information on Coronavirus, please see the World Health Organisation's website at https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019