SOURCE: Washington Post
Julia Lyons preyed on the sick and dying in Chicago.
by Rebecca Onion
According to scholar Elizabeth Outka, the tragedy haunts modernist literature between the lines.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
In this video historian John M. Barry outlines the comparison between the influenza epidemic of 1918 and the coronavirus.
SOURCE: NY Times
by Mary Elisabeth Cox
We remember the 1914 Christmas Truce as a moment of humanity amid war. Four years later, a darker tale unfolded.
Model also links avian influenza strains to deadly horse flu.
Humphries writes that victims of a mysterious respiratory disease that broke out in northern China in November 1917.
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