The Anti-Mask Controversy: It’s Not New

“Anti-Mask” rants have taken over school board meetings, city council meetings, airplanes and stores throughout America. But did people act like this during the Flu Pandemic of 1918? In this episode, we examine what happened during the “Spanish Flu” when mask mandates were put into effect. Then we talk with Comedian Kelly Collette for the quick quiz!

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