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The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History


Date
March 08, 2021, 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Title
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
Speaker
Alice Frazier, retired MD and Delaware County Historical Society volunteer
Venue
Virtual Only

Summary


Dr. Frazier gave us the story of the 1918 influenza pandemic, better known as the Spanish Flu, one of the deadliest pandemics in human history. Included were the pandemic's relationship to WWI, why it happened, and if it could happen again. Knowing that it indeed could happened again, Dr. Frazier compared the many similarities of the current COVID 19 pandemic with that of 1918.
1918 Pandemic Presentation, March 8, 2021

Videos

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Video Title:   The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

Presentor:   Dr. Alice Frasier

Description:   March 8, 2021 presentation by Dr. Alice Frasier describing the 1918 pandemic with comparisons to Covid 19. The similarities of the two pandemics are reviewed and some of the differences between the two viruses are presented.

Videographer:   Allen Miller


Presentation Slides

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The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

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1918 Pandemic Presentation, March 8, 2021
History of the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
History of the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
History of the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
1918 Pandemic Presentation, March 8, 2021
1918 Pandemic Presentation, March 8, 2021
1918 Pandemic Presentation, March 8, 2021

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