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Pandemic 1918 : eyewitness accounts from the greatest medical holocaust in modern history / Catharine Arnold.

Arnold, Catharine, (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9781250139436
  • Physical Description: 357 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, photographs (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.

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General Note:
"First published in Great Britain by Michael O'Mara Books Limited."--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-344) and index.
Summary, etc.:
In January 1918, as World War I raged on, a new and terrifying virus began to spread across the globe. In three successive waves, from 1918 to 1919, influenza killed more than 50 million people. German soldiers termed it Blitzkatarrh, British soldiers referred to it as Flanders Grippe, but world-wide, the pandemic gained the notorious title of “Spanish Flu”. Nowhere on earth escaped: the United States recorded 550,000 deaths (five times its total military fatalities in the war) while European deaths totaled over two million. Spanish flu conjured up the specter of the Black Death of 1348 and the great plague of 1665, while the medical profession, shattered after five terrible years of conflict, lacked the resources to contain and defeat this new enemy.
Subject: Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919.
Influenza > Epidemiology > History > 20th century.
Influenza > History > 20th century.
Epidemics > History > 20th century.

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