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Episode 5 | The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Episode 5 | The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

In 1917, as President Woodrow Wilson prepared the nation for World War, an even deadlier crisis was hiding in plain sight. An influenza virus flourished on European battlefields and rapidly spread among civilians, paralyzing the globe with illness and fear. The 1918 flu pandemic serves as a poignant reminder that science, cooperation, transparency and leadership can help clear a path to recovery.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration: 28 min

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