In-Flew-Enza: Spanish Flu in Columbia
Flu's Clues: Tracking Down the Spanish Influenza
The 1918 influenza pandemic killed at least 50 million people worldwide. Unlike other flu epidemics, the Spanish flu was unique because of its disproportional lethality among the young and healthy. What made this particular strain of flu so virulent? How did it overwhelm its victims so completely? And is there a chance another flu pandemic will happen again?