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The Great Influenza
The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
by John M. Barry (Oct 03, 2005)
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At the height of WWI, historys 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. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the Black Death killed in a century. But this was not th...