History: epidemics and pandemics of the past, including the 1918 flu, others

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How U.S. Cities Tried to Halt the Spread of the 1918 Spanish Flu - HISTORY


How U.S. city officials responded to the Spanish flu played a critical role in how many residents lived—and died.

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Coronavirus Is Very Different From the Spanish Flu of 1918. Here’s How - New York Times


The fear is similar, but the medical reality is not.

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How the Horrific 1918 Flu Spread Across America | History - Smithsonian Magazine


The toll of history’s worst epidemic surpasses all the military deaths in World War I and World War II combined. And it may have begun in the United States

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How some cities ‘flattened the curve’ during the 1918 flu pandemic - National Geographic - History (2020)


Social distancing isn’t a new idea—it saved thousands of American lives during the last great pandemic. Here's how it worked.

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The outbreak that invented intensive care - Nature


A heroic community effort at a daring hospital saved lives, led to today’s ventilators and revolutionized medicine — it holds lessons for our times. It was the polio epidemic...

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The history of vaccines and how they work : Planet Money - NPR.org


We've only made vaccines for so many diseases. Let's look at the history. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

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Why the Second Wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu Was So Deadly - HISTORY


The first strain of the Spanish Flu wasn’t particularly deadly. Then it came back in the fall with a vengeance. 1. Virus Killed the Young, Old and In-Between (it mutated): Re...

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What 1919 Teaches Us About Pent-Up Demand : Planet Money - NPR.org


A hundred years ago, a world war and a pandemic wreaked havoc on baseball and other industries. But pent-up demand helped them come roaring back.

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The 1918 Flu, Masks and Lessons for the Coronavirus Pandemic - The New York Times


As the influenza pandemic swept across the United States in 1918 and 1919, masks took a role in political and cultural wars.

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