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Ancient Greeks and Romans got a surprising number of things right about the spread of disease

From packed train carriages to busy shopping centres, being crammed together in often poorly ventilated spaces had become so normal that it has taken us a long time to get used to social distancing.

But our ancient ancestors were much more used to using airflow and space to guard against disease.

  • Barbara Zipser
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