The Flu Epidemic of 1918 [F-10-20]

Presenter: Fran Van Horne
Location: Partridge Knoll: Multi-Purpose Room
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Tue 1:30 PM 09/21
Status: Course Closed

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The 1918 fl u epidemic has been called “The Plague of the Spanish Lady.” This course provides a history of the 1918 fl u pandemic* and its implications for another similar event in the future. Special attention is paid to the impact of this pandemic on daily life.

Fran Van Horne is a retired nursing instructor and health educator. She is particularly interested in public health, especially in the area of communicable diseases.

Cap: 28

(Current estimates say 50-100 million people were killed worldwide by this fl u pandemic described as the greatest medical holocaust in history - Wikipedia)



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