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Is Higher Education Deadly during Pandemics?

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By Kodee Summers The 1918 Flu Pandemic, which started in spring 1918 and lasted till early summer 1919, infected an estimated 500 million people worldwide and killed an estimated 20 to 50 million victims. Also known as the Spanish Flu, it was first observed in Europe, the United States, and parts of Asia. Influenza is […]

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The 1918 Flu Pandemic

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This blog was originally posted May 15, 2018. World War I claimed the lives of an estimated 16 million people but an even deadlier killer snuck in on the coattails of the war. An estimated 50 million worldwide were killed in the flu pandemic of 1918 and at least one fifth of the population was […]