influenza epidemic

influenza epidemic

caused 500,000 deaths in U.S. alone (1918–1919). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 403]
See: Disease
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This is a timely, significant, moving and often absorbing compilation of testimonies, letters and memories of one of the most important events in South African (SA) history; yet, paradoxically, one that has been largely forgotten : the 'great' or 'Spanish' influenza epidemic of 1918-1919.
Early in the 20th century, about 20 million people died from a great influenza epidemic which swept across the whole world.
21 (Petra) - About 2,800 people died in France due to H3N2 influenza epidemic, the French health ministry announced on Thursday.
Medical Motor Service began in response to the influenza epidemic in the winter of 1919, transporting doctors and nurses to treat the area's flu victims.
At the end of 1918, another 9000 died in our country during the influenza epidemic, which claimed 50 million lives worldwide.
'Influenza epidemic usually escalates around November in Taiwan, and reaches its peak by the end of the year and around the Lunar New Year,' the agency said.
The fifth influenza epidemic wave (2016-17) was marked by a notable increase in the number of human cases (677 during September 2016May 2017), making it the largest outbreak of influenza A(H7N9) since 2013.
"Increasing community awareness about potential influenza epidemic, and enhancing preparedness are important to strengthen the nation's health security," said Dr.
The sites falsely claim that health officials say the influenza epidemic is caused by the vaccine itself.
Prof Faisal Masood observed that due to effective measures taken by the government and the change in the weather the H1N1 influenza epidemic would be effectively controlled within two weeks.
Prof Masood said the H1N1 influenza epidemic would be effectively controlled within two weeks due to the measures taken by the government and change in weather.