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The 1918-1919 Pandemic of Influenza

Fred R. Van Hartesveldt

The 1918-1919 Pandemic of Influenza

The Urban Experience in the Western World

by Fred R. Van Hartesveldt

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical microbiology & virology,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • 20th Century World History,
  • History Of Medicine,
  • History: World,
  • Forensic Medicine,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Influenza

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8078542M
    ISBN 100773491953
    ISBN 109780773491953

    The – influenza pandemic was the most deadly infectious calamity in human history. Approximately 40 million individuals died worldwide, including , individuals in the United States. The – influenza pandemic taught public health experts a complex and contradictory set of lessons. On the positive side, the pandemic seems to have diminished the Cited by: 5.

      It depends on your context (general, medical details, historical/social impact,, personal stories, photo essays, etc.). My suggestion is to search for " Flu Epidemic" and "Spanish Flu Epidemic" on Amazon's book search page. You'll get a large-. The influenza pandemic of appeared suddenly and took the lives of at least 30 million people worldwide. In The Influenza Pandemic of , period documents provide a variety of perspectives on the disease, its symptoms, and the spread. Insights into the medical community's understanding of and reaction to the pandemic are also shared by the author to complete the historical Author: Susan K. Kent.

      Documents from period newspapers, medical journals, government publications, letters, journal entries, memoirs, and novels are collected to present a full picture of the influenza pandemic of , which took the lives of at least 30 million people worldwide in Influenza Pandemic of Brand: Susan K. Kent. ly apparent illnesses (1,2) during the – influenza pandemic. The disease was exceptionally severe. Case-fatality rates were >%, compared to.


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The influenza pandemic was the most severe pandemic in recent history. It was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. Although there is not universal consensus regarding where the virus originated, it spread worldwide during In the United States, it was first identified in military personnel in spring The influenza pandemic of appeared suddenly at the end of the First World War and with explosive impact took the lives of at least 30 million people worldwide.

Spreading rapidly across the globe, it defied all previous understandings of the disease, striking the youngest and healthiest individuals most acutely and confounding the /5(3). Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of and the Search for the Virus That Caused It Gina Kolata. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition.

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The influenza pandemic of appeared sudde /5. The influenza pandemic was the most severe pandemic in recent history. It was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. Although there is not universal consensus regarding where the virus originated, it spread worldwide during In the United States, it was first identified in military personnel in spring The Spanish flu, also known as the flu pandemic, was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic caused by the H1N1 influenza A g for more than 12 months from spring (northern hemisphere) to early summerit infected million people – about a third of the world's population at the time.

The death toll is estimated to have been anywhere from 17 million to 50 million. Carol R. Byerly has written the definitive work on the US military response to the influenza outbreak of ‘American’s Forgotten Pandemic’ [vi] Byerly’s book presents its argument empirically which was backed up with documents from multiple archives including the US Army medical archives.

Byerly’s research was impressive. The Spanish Influenza pandemic of was the worst pandemic of modern times, claiming over 30 million lives in less than six months.

In the hardest hit societies, everything else was put aside in a bid to cope with its ravages. It left millions orphaned and medical science desperate to find its cause. Despite the magnitude of its impact, few scholarly attempts have been made to examine.

The Spanish Influenza pandemic of was the worst pandemic of modern times, claiming over 30 million lives in less than six months.

In the hardest hit societies, everything else was put aside in a bid to cope with its by:   The influenza pandemic of appeared suddenly at the end of the First World War and with explosive impact took the lives of at least 30 million people worldwide.

Spreading rapidly across the globe, it defied all previous understandings of the disease, striking the youngest and healthiest individuals most acutely and confounding the Author: Susan K. Kent. The Spanish influenza pandemic of – claimed the lives of 50 million around the world, including overAmericans.

It tested the ability of governments, medical professionals, churches, and social institutions to respond to a widespread crisis.

The book provides the most up-to-date tally of the pandemic’s impact, including the vast mortality, as well as questioning the apparent origins of the pandemic. A ‘total’ history, this book ranges from the spread of the – pandemic, to the basic biology of influenza, and how epidemics and pandemics are possible, to consider the.

The Flu Pandemic by Katherine Krohn. In graphic novel format, follows the outbreak of a mysterious influenza virus that killed millions of people worldwide, making it the deadliest pandemic in history.

Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of by Albert Marrin. Book Description. The Spanish Influenza pandemic of was the worst pandemic of modern times, claiming over 30 million lives in less than six months.

In the hardest hit societies, everything else was put aside in a bid to cope with its ravages. It left millions orphaned.

The Spanish Influenza pandemic of was the worst pandemic of modern times, claiming over 30 million lives in less than six months. In the hardest hit societies, everything else was put aside in a bid to cope with its ravages. It left millions orphaned /5(4). Two books have taken up the neglected history of the pandemic.

Niall Johnson has written the “first examination of Britain's experience” in Britain and the –19 Influenza Pandemic, and a collection of essays, The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of –, edited by Maria-Isabel Porras-Gallo and Ryan A Davis gives a perspective from the Iberian Peninsula and the : Jules Morgan.

Influenza Pandemic of First Edition | © Susan K. Kent The influenza pandemic of appeared suddenly at the end of the First World War and with explosive impact took the lives of at least 30 million people worldwide.

Very quickly, our conversation turned to other notable outbreaks of infectious disease, including the – influenza pandemic. This was for me the beginning of an obsession with the Spanish flu and other pandemic viruses that has led, by way of a doctorate and a research fellowship, to a deep engagement with the history of infectious.

Influenza pandemic of –19, the most severe influenza outbreak of the 20th century and among the most devastating pandemics in human history. The outbreak was caused by influenza type A subtype H1N1 virus.

Learn about the origins, spread, and impact of the influenza pandemic of –   Flu Pandemic Since flu season is swooping down on us, I thought I'd write about the influenza pandemic of the 's.

In the book It's About Time: it sounds as though this may have been true in as well. Janu at PM Post a Comment. Newer Post Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). The influenza pandemic of – took the lives of between 50 and million people worldwide, and the United States suffered more casualties than in all the wars of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries combined.The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of sheds new light on what the World Health Organization described as "the single most devastating infectious disease outbreak ever recorded" by situating the Iberian Peninsula as the key point of connection, both epidemiologically and discursively, between Europe and the Americas.

The essays in this volume elucidate specific/5.Book Description: The influenza pandemic of took the lives of between 50 and million people worldwide, and the United States suffered more casualties than in all the wars of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries combined.