The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

The Grim Reaper by Louis RamaekersThe virtual exhibition The 1918 Influenza Pandemic has been created at Stanford University. In the last year of the First World War a pandemic killed 20 to 40 million people, more than the total number of people killed during the First World War. The virtual exhibition deals with many aspects of this influenza pandemic, from the scientific and medical approach to both the causes and treatment to the actual spreading of the pandemic in two waves, and the response of public health institutions and governments The exhibition is accompanied by a select bibliography of both modern and contemporary articles about the pandemic. The exhibition can only be viewed in English. There is a second web address for this online exhibition.

The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

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