By Alfred W. Crosby

among August 1918 and March 1919 the Spanish influenza unfold around the world, claiming over 25 million lives - extra humans than perished within the struggling with of the 1st global warfare. It proved deadly to a minimum of a half-million american citizens. but, the Spanish flu pandemic is essentially forgotten this day. during this brilliant narrative, Alfred W. Crosby recounts the process the pandemic through the panic-stricken months of 1918 and 1919, measures its impression on American society, and probes the curious lack of nationwide reminiscence of this cataclysmic occasion. This 2003 variation incorporates a preface discussing the then contemporary outbreaks of illnesses, together with the Asian flu and the SARS epidemic.

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