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