CBC logo and image of the March of Progress, which shows six primate species in human evolutionary history, from dryopithecus on the left to modern homo sapiens on the right. Homo sapiens wears a blue mask over his nose and mouth. Text reads Apocalypse Then: Lessons from Pandemics Past, Mondays bi-weekly on the St. John's Morning Show and Newfoundland Morning.

From plague doctors to school closures, quack cures to consumptive chic, Apocalypse Then was a bi-weekly radio series and web column that looked at past pandemics to help us make sense of COVID.

Hosted by historian Ainsley Hawthorn and journalist Andrew Hawthorn, a married couple who were isolating together during the COVID outbreak, the show aired every second Monday on CBC Radio

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