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Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919

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Going Viral Podcast

Since it was featured in the 07-13-2018 issue of the Scout Report, this podcast has used the history of the 1918 flu pandemic to explore and contextualize the current era of COVID-19, making it both extremely timely and relevant. Going Viral began in 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic, which took the lives of an estimated 50 million individuals around the globe....
The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918: A Digital Encyclopedia

Researchers and scholars looking at historical pandemics frequently study the communities that were strongly affected by these various occurrences. However, this fascinating digital archive from the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School looks at seven communities during the 1918-1920 influenza pandemic that experienced low rates of influenza during this...