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Hidden Histories: Spanish Flu in 1918

Before COVID-19, there was H1N1, the most serious pandemic of modern history. The so-called Spani...

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12.59 1 Mar 2020


Hidden Histories: Spanish Flu in 1918



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12.59 1 Mar 2020


Before COVID-19, there was H1N1, the most serious pandemic of modern history. The so-called Spanish Flu claimed more lives in Ireland than the entire revolutionary period, and had a serious impact on the world around us, but what - if any - are the lessons from that influenza we can learn today?

Donal Fallon spoke to Gavan about this.


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