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Global Disease Pandemics
« on: December 05, 2017, 12:57:28 AM »
This is a fascinating article from the Smithsonian about the 1918 "Spanish" Flu pandemic. A variety of missteps, including a campaign of denial by the U.S. government exacerbated the spread of the disease worldwide.

How the Horrific 1918 Flu Spread Across America

The toll of history’s worst epidemic surpasses all the military deaths in World War I and World War II combined. And it may have begun in the United States


http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/journal-plague-year-180965222/