The Great Influenza

Date:
Wednesday, 03/10/2021
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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The 1918 Flu is the greatest epidemic killer over the past 200 years. Worldwide, it is estimated that between 50 and 100 million people died from the flu in 1918. The 1918 flu began in Kansas and became a worldwide phenomenon. It followed the rail roots and water roots spreading all across the world.  It spurred more research in to vaccines and led to a better understanding of DNA.

Join historian and retired OCC lecturer, Dennis Fiems, for this discussion on the sources of the global killer epidemic that raged from 1918 to 1919 and how people tried to cope with it.

This presentation is a Zoom event. Register online and a Zoom link will be emailed the day before the event.


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03/10/2021 7:00 PM 03/10/2021 8:30 PM America/Detroit The Great Influenza

The 1918 Flu is the greatest epidemic killer over the past 200 years. Worldwide, it is estimated that between 50 and 100 million people died from the flu in 1918. The 1918 flu began in Kansas and became a worldwide phenomenon. It followed the rail roots and water roots spreading all across the world.  It […]

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