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The Influenza Epidemic of 1918

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The Influenza Epidemic of 1918 by Dr. David Payne, PhD EurProBiol CBiol MIBiol History records several great pandemics (i.e. country-, continental- or world-wide outbreaks of disease). Prominent among these were the Black Death, 1347-1351, the Great Plague in the 1660s, cholera in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and the 1918 infl…


The Spanish Flu with Dr Jane Orr (Zoom Webinar)

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Our next WFA Branch meeting features Dr Jane Orr talking about the Spanish Flu. We are still unable to meet at the club but Dr Orr has agreed to give a Zoom talk and we hope lots of you will join us. If you are new to Zoom, you will need to sign up before the meeting and you can do that here. https://zoom.us/signup The 1918 influenza pandem…


'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…


More Deadly Than War: the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the First World War by Kenneth Davis.

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Henry Holt & Co 304 pages Reading age 12 -18 years Walt Disney. Age 16 in 1918 Walt Disney had an older brother Roy in the navy and like his 17 year old brother Russell he was eager to enlist. Clearly underage they were turned away. Learning that 17 year olds could join the Red Cross Walt persuaded his mother to sign some release papers, t…


Lancashire North Despatch: May 2020 1st Email Edition

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The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 A Visit to Friedrichshafen and the Zeppelin and Dornier Museums “England has been all she could be to Jews; Jews will be all they can be to England” Brigadier General Reginald John Kentish (RJK)  Gone but not forgotten The Lathom Remount Depot, Ormskirk Lancashire Hospitals during the First World War Mates in…


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…