What Can We Learn From the 1918 Pandemic?
The 1918 flu pandemic is covered by a veil of mystery. A hypothesis suggests that public health recommendations might have resulted in aspirin overdoses on a massive scale.
By: Tessa Lena
It is estimated that the Spanish flu pandemic killed 20 to 50 million people worldwide
In the words of the CDC, "CDC researchers and their colleagues successfully reconstructed the influenza virus that caused the 1918-19 flu pandemic, which killed as many as 50 million people worldwide"
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