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The 'Spanish' Flu Pandemic 1917-19 by Dr Jane Orr

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The 1918 influenza pandemic, colloquially known as Spanish flu, was a deadly influenza pandemic that infected 500 million people around the world.  Probably 50 million, and possibly as high as 100 million (three to five percent of Earth's population at the time) died, making it one of the deadliest pandemics in human history. The German March Offe…


Ep. 33 – The 'Spanish Flu' Pandemic 1917-19 – Dr Jane Orr

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Medical doctor and historian Dr Jane Orr talks to the podcast about the “Spanish Flu” pandemic which killed up to 100 million people across the world between 1917 and 1919.


'Spanish Flu' with Dr Jane Orr (MD)

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In this timely, detailed and insightful talk, Dr Jane Orr, a medical doctor, a former army Regulars and Territorials doctor, and GP talks about Spanish Flu during the First World War. 'Spanish Flu' The talk, delivered online via Zoom, is in a number of sections: The preamble introduces how she became interest in the subject The biology of the…


The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919

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Edited by  David Killingray and Howard Phillips Routledge (2003)  390 pages ISBN 9780415510790 There is so much to learn from ‘The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919’.  A comparative history will be written in due course comparing the pandemic of 1918-19 and that of 2019-2021. Writing in 1998, ‘What occurred in 1918-19, we are repeatedly t…