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Flu : The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic
Flu The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic
Author: Gina Kolata
When we think of plagues, we think of AIDS, Ebola, anthrax spores, and, of course, the Black Death. But in 1918 the Great Flu Epidemic killed an estimated 40 million people virtually overnight. If such a plague returned today, taking a comparable percentage of the U.S. population with it, 1.5 million Americans would die. In Flu, Gina Kol...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743203982
ISBN-10: 0743203984
Publication Date: 1/9/2001
Pages: 352
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3.7 stars, based on 32 ratings
Publisher: Touchstone
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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I enjoyed this book. It can sometimes be a bit long, but if you like medical investigative writing, Kolata's pretty good.
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reviewed Flu : The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic on + 6 more book reviews
A good medical mystery that is not completely solved today. Well written and researched with an updated epilogue that discusses recent bird flu scares.
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This is a very scary book...because it is true.
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Fascinating. Very accurate account woven with historical information.

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