Tag: Epidemic

Will the Coronavirus Lead to Innovation?

Observing the effects of previous epidemics could possibly help us react to the current epidemic. These past epidemics have even caused some of the great minds of history to create their now famous works. The Black Death in the mid-1300’s was estimated to have killed between 30% and 60% of all of Europe. This changed the social and economic structure leading to the creation of the middle class and sparked …
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U.S. Postal Service Unknowingly Helps Smuggle Opiates, Work Starts to Combat the Problem

New studies show that the Postal Service is unknowingly aiding the opiate epidemic going on in the United States right now. Authorities state that packages containing heroin and other opioids are being shipped right to door steps, using the mail systems. Packages that have been intercepted by the USPS have been traced back as far as China and India. “It comes from our postal system and their postal system into …
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