The Spanish Flu of 1918: the history of a deadly pandemic and lessons for coronavirus
Channel 4 News
What was the Spanish Flu, why was it so deadly - and are there any lessons for today’s world as countries try to stem the spread of Covid-19?
100 years ago, the world was hit by a deadly pandemic during the last months of WWI: the Spanish Flu went on to kill millions of people around the globe.
Channel 4 News speaks to Professor Howard Phillip, Professor Nancy Bristow and the writer Laura Spinney - all of whom have studied and written about the Spanish Flu crisis.
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