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The Great Influenza

At the height of WWI, history's most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. This work brings us up to speed on the terrible threat of the avian flu and suggests ways in which we might head off another flu pandemic.

Important places

Philadelphia (1,089)
Johns Hopkins Hospital (21)


Philadelphia (1,109)
Baltimore (440)


Maryland (1,306)
Pennsylvania (4,458)


United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Americas (79,726)
Piedmont (USA) (1,061)
Coastal Plain (USA) (740)
North America (66,455)
East Coast (USA) (17,366)