Was the 1889 “Russian Flu” a COVID Doppelganger?

And could a long-ago pandemic help us predict COVID’s course?

Prince “Eddy” the year before his death (Wikimedia Commons)

Prince Albert Victor — Prince Eddy to his family — was the dashing young grandson of Queen Victoria. He was only 28 years old in 1892, and he was second in line to the British throne. He’d just become engaged, and celebrated the new year with a shooting party in the countryside…

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