Influenza Commentary Notes

Influenza Commentary Notes - Influenza Epidemic Commentary...

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Influenza Epidemic Commentary 18/09/2007 18:43:00 People tend not consider flu not a threat Kills nearly 40,000 Americans each year Least understood One of the most deadlilest  Strand of eight genes can mutate and make it hard to cure Every 30 years, there is a mutation 3 strains have croped up in the last 50 years 1918 was the worst Victims drowning in their own body fluids Worst pandemic in the world’s history No warning Spanish Flu Pandemic Individuals are worse off now if a pandemic were to spread Overdue now Flu began in America Sudden in its onset 100,000 soldiers collapsed during training (March 11, 1918) @ Camp Funston Flu arrived in Britain when the influenza was big during America 200,000 immagrants went to the UK  The flu was having a crippling effect in Britain Origin of 1918 flu was in the 1916 battlefield
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