How Trota of Salerno, 12th-Century Female Gynecologist, Disappeared from History

The historical reputation of Trota through the years shows how the mores of a current society can restrict contemporary understanding of a figure from the past.

What Does The World Health Organization Actually Do?

Created in the wake of WWII, WHO has changed the world many times over.

Can A Pandemic Turn The Tide Of War?

History has proven the power of unchecked disease many times before.

Explore History's Deadliest Diseases

Thanks to the advances of modern medicine, coronavirus shouldn't join their ranks.