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influenza epidemic

caused 500,000 deaths in U.S. alone (1918–1919). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 403]
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But to fully appreciate the carnage it can cause, you have to look back a century to the Spanish flu pandemic that swept the globe in 1918.
today announced that Inovios synthetic vaccine approach using a collection of synthetic DNA antigens generated broad protective antibody responses against all major deadly strains of H1 influenza viruses from the last 100 years including the virus that caused Spanish Flu in 1918 in multiple animal models including mice, guinea pigs and non-human primates.
As Britain battles the current winter flu outbreak, MARION MCMULLEN looks at the devastation caused by Spanish flu 100 years ago HE most devastating outbreak of disease in modern times arrived in January, 1918.
PALE RIDER: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World by Laura Spinney; Jonathan Cape; [pounds sterling]20 (hardback)
Summary: Spanish flu in 1918-19 killed vastly more people than the world war it followed, yet has remained in the shadows
Please remember the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918 that infected 500 million people and killed 50-100 million, which at the time was around 5 percent of the world population.
The virus that caused the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic probably came from China, not Spain.
Spanish flu: Spanish flu made its grim debut in 1918, killing more people than the First World War.
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Shawwal 30, 1436, Aug 15, 2015, SPA -- Forensic archaeologists on Friday began excavating a highway embankment in eastern Pennsylvania, looking for more bones believed to be from impoverished victims of the worldwide Spanish flu pandemic in 1918, Reuters reported.
After he died of Spanish flu my grandmother remarried a widower
The investigational immunotherapy LEAPS-H1N1-DC treatment involves non-changing regions of H1N1 Pandemic Flu, Avian Flu (H5N1), and the Spanish Flu, as CEL-SCI scientists are very concerned about the possible emergence of a new more virulent hybrid virus through the combination of H1N1 and Avian Flu, or maybe Spanish Flu.