Video Clip: Parallels between the 1918 Influenza Pandemic and the Coronavirus Outbreak


John Barry, author of “The Great Influenza: the Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History,” talked about lessons on pandemics learned from the 1918 worldwide spread of influenza. He discussed the parallels between the 1918 influenza pandemic and the current coronavirus outbreak.

8 minutes


  • Contagious
  • Coronavirus
  • Influenza
  • Morale
  • Propaganda
  • Spanish Flu
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • World War I

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