Influenza 1918


Subject:
Diseases & Conditions , Infectious Diseases , Epidemics , Influenza (Flu)

Description:
This site explores the influenza epidemic that killed more than 600,000 Americans and between 20 and 40 million people worldwide. Includes reflections about the pandemic and its epidemiology, a pathologist's analysis of whether the same type of devastation could occur again, a map showing the spreading of the disease in the U.S., audio files of interviews, a timeline, a teacher's guide, and the epidemic's effects on Boston, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. Based on the 1998 PBS American Experience program.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/influenza/


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