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No disease the world has ever known even remotely resembles the great influenza epidemic of 1918 presumed to have begun when sick farm animals infected soldiers in kansas, spreading and mutating into a lethal strain as troops carried it to europe, it exploded. The great influenza: the story of the deadliest pandemic in history new york: penguin 2004 (price) barry’s discussion of the flexner report places it in the context of period muckraking use of dramatic imagery to embellish his descriptions of virology becomes a little tedious in the latter half of the book after pages and pages.
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