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The Spanish flu and its legacy

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Published by College Entrance Examination Board in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Influenza -- History -- Study and teaching.,
  • Epidemics -- History -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-192).

    Statement[Carolyn Buxton Bridges et al.]
    ContributionsBridges, Carolyn Buxton., College Entrance Examination Board.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.I6 S67 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 193 p. :
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3971228M
    ISBN 100874476445
    LC Control Number2001278701
    OCLC/WorldCa48019043

    This account of the Spanish flu concerns the efforts of one county in the state of Pennsylvania during a 4-month period of time in This short book (80 pages) was written in You’ll only read about this one county, and it includes long lists of people’s names who were on committees/5(1). Using real case histories, we take a journey through the world in , and look at the impact of Spanish flu on populations from America, to France, to the Arctic, and the scientific legacy this deadly virus has left behind. Email Steve Viggiano or call () x if you’d like to participate.

    The Spanish flu pandemic was the largest, but not the only large recent influenza pandemic. Two decades before the Spanish flu the Russian flu pandemic () is believed to have killed 1 million people. Estimates for the death toll of the “Asian Flu” () vary between .   While it’s unlikely that the “Spanish Flu” originated in Spain, scientists are still unsure of its source. France, China and Britain have all been suggested as the potential birthplace of.

      The influenza pandemic, also known as the Spanish flu, was the deadliest epidemic in world history. An estimated million worldwide were infected, and the death toll was anywhere from between 20 to million. Influenza, or flu, is a virus that attacks the respiratory system.   Although the Spanish flu was the worst disaster in human history, it is unlikely to be the last. The world population has quadrupled since , and we now travel faster and farther than ever before. Unlike a century ago, we have the ability to make flu vaccines and are always on the lookout for viral strains of pandemic potential.


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The Spanish flu pandemic ofthe deadliest in history, infected an estimated million people worldwide—about one-third of the planet’s population—and killed an. The Spanish Flu Pandemic: The History and Legacy of the World’s Deadliest Outbreak chronicles the devastating disease and the damage it wrought across the globe.

Along with pictures and a bibliography, you will learn about the flu outbreak like never before, in no time at all/5(69). Using real case histories, we take a journey through the world inand look at the impact of Spanish flu on populations from America, to France, to the Arctic, and the scientific legacy this deadly virus has left behind/5(9).

Start your review of The Spanish Flu Pandemic: The History and Legacy of the World’s Deadliest Influenza Outbreak Write a review Noriko rated it liked it/5. From start to finish the book presents its arguments clearly and concisely and leaves the reader in no doubt of the great tragedy that was Spanish 'Flu.

It also warns that there is another event due and perhaps we are just about as unprepared for it as was the global population in Reviews:   According to Niall Johnson's book "Britain and the Influenza Pandemic" (Routledge, ), the British press blamed the flu epidemic in Spain on the Spanish Author: All About History.

The Spanish Flu Pandemic: The History and Legacy of the World's Deadliest Influenza Outbreak by Charles River Editors and Steve Marvel out of 5 stars its impact was so tremendous during the fall and early winter of that year that it skewed the distribution of age-specific deaths into unprecedented proportions.

Ever since the U.S. Office of Vital Statistics started publishing statistics on the age incidence of influenza deaths, 4 The Spanish Flu and Its Legacy. Fiction that involves the influenza epidemic/pandemic (also called the Spanish Flu) that claimed the lives of million people worldwide.

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En español | Before scientists identified the influenza virus inthe medical community had far less knowledge of how the flu spread and how to treat those Spanish flu of took an estimated 50 million to million lives around the globe, includingin the U.S.

The world was nearing the end of the first world war, causing the pandemic to spread fastest among. Reported cases of Spanish flu dropped off over the summer ofand there was hope at the beginning of August that the virus had run its course.

And the Spanish flu is exactly a warning for that.” Beiner began collecting books about the pandemic 20 years ago.

For a long time, they emerged in a very slow trickle. Using real case histories, we take a journey through the world inand look at the impact of Spanish flu on populations from America, to France, to the Arctic, and the scientific legacy. A century after the flu, we see similar patterns in the ways we're responding to COVID Laura Spinney reflects on the Spanish flu and how societies learn to.

The result was that the Spanish flu infected only a third of the world’s population. By contrast, no one has any immunity to the new coronavirus—hence the estimates that as much as 80 percent of the world’s population could have been infected by the time the pandemic will have run its.

The first quarter of the book provides wide-ranging context and background - too wide-ranging, going as far back as Roman medicine and spending a lot of time on the medical discoveries of the 19th century. The first death from Spanish flu occurs 90 pages in, and the outbreak doesn't spread until another 80 pages have passed.

In The Spanish Flu Epidemic and Its Influence on History, Jaime Breitnauer takes the reader on a journey across the globe tothe end of World War 1.

Reporting the personal experiences of individuals and communities and what influenza meant to them, Breitnauer makes us sympathise with the countless, often unaware, victims of influenza. Almost exactly years ago, one-third of the world's population found itself infected in a deadly viral pandemic.

It was the Spanish flu. Its death toll is unknown but is generally considerd to. The origins of influenza and its spread. When it was discovered, the flu virus was spreading in a world at war.

Because of the turmoil that World War I. Spanish Flu. The Spanish flu pandemic ofthe deadliest in history, infected an estimated million people worldwide—about one-third of.

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*Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the pandemic from doctors and survivors *Includes a bibliography for further reading One of the startling features of the Free shipping over $This book is very timely, not just in being written for the centenary of the Spanish Flu Pandemic but in coinciding with the Chinese Wuhan 19 Pandemic.

The author has provided a detailed review of the Spanish Flu, with its impact on war and society, and the many unanswered questions. – Most Highly Recommended.

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