E16 – Medical Fails: *Coronavirus Edition* (with Dr. Robert Bednarz!)

We interrupt your regularly scheduled episode to bring you a special interview from the UK with medical professional and host of the podcast, “The Patient Will See You Now”Dr. Robert Bednarz!

Reporting from the front lines of “the Great Toilet Paper Shortage of 2020”, Erik and Robert discuss Medieval medicine, The Crimean War, the Spanish Flu of 1918, as well as the historical parallels of the current Covid-19 pandemic and what you can do to help stop it from becoming a worst case scenario…

Music Clip: “The Time They Are A-Changin’” – Bob Dylan (1964)

The New York Times: “Coronavirus Could Overwhelm U.S. Without Urgent Action”

Current Coronavirus Pandemic Statistics: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

Erik Slader

Erik Slader is an author, podcaster, and full-time nerd. He’s the co-author of the “Epic Fails” book series (The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving Into History, The Age of Exploration: Totally Getting Lost, etc) and the creator of Epik Fails of History, a podcast and blog about the most epic fails… of history. He’s also a co-host on 2 Young 4 This Trek: A Star Trek Podcast, and an editor / frequent contributor on Podcasters Assemble – where this season they’re counting down to “Godzilla vs Kong”!

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