A Deadly Flu: Many Get Facts Wrong On Greatest Pandemic in History

By Richard Gunderman, Chancellor’s Professor of Medicine, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy, Indiana University. Influenza victims crowd into an emergency hospital near Fort Riley, Kansas in 1918. AP Photo/National Museum of Health This year marks the 100th anniversary of the great influenza pandemic of 1918. Between 50 and 100 million people are thought to have died, representing…


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4 Responses to A Deadly Flu: Many Get Facts Wrong On Greatest Pandemic in History

  1. Neil Bamforth Reply

    January 11, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    Man flu is worse than woman flu.

    Scientifically proven 😀

    • Michael John Scott Reply

      January 11, 2018 at 8:25 pm

      Actually, there is some truth to that. Read about it last year. Of course, it might be that us men tend to be babies.

      • Neil Bamforth Reply

        January 12, 2018 at 3:52 am

        Apparently women have more antibodies genetically to fight flu like viruses.

        Therefore, much to my delight, man flu really is worse 😀

      • jess Reply

        January 12, 2018 at 1:02 pm

        ^^^^^^THIS

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