COVID-19 and Australia's unlearnt lessons

By John Kidman
Updated June 25 2022 - 10:06pm, first published 10:00pm
Professional rat catchers killed thousands of rodents following the arrival of the Black Death.

On January 19, 1900 Dr Sinclair Gillies, an honorary physician at Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, was asked to identify strange flu-like symptoms in a 33-year-old delivery driver.

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