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In the Path of a Killer

  • City Snapshots: Influenza's effects on three cities
          Boston
          San Francisco
          Philadelphia

  • Among the Victims
    The effects of the flu on the body, and some of the more well-known victims of the disease

  • A Letter from Camp Devens, MA
    A doctor stationed at Camp Devens, a military base just west of Boston, writes to a friend and fellow physician of the conditions at the camp as influenza was making its presence felt


Could It Happen Again?

  • Dr. Taubenberger Interview
    Dr. Jeffrey Taubenberger speaks about the significance of discovering genetic material from the 1918 influenza and how this finding may help in preparing for future influenza outbreaks

  • Latest Findings
    Study of a critical gene leads to interesting conclusions

  • Flu Trackers
    Flu forecasting by these scientists can lead to effective vaccines




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