2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Spanish Flu epidemic


In 2018, there will be numerous "100th anniversary" commemorative pieces addressing the outbreak of the Spanish flu, 1918 to 1920. The better ones will offer good historical information about the 1918-1920 epidemic as well as link the event to present-day concerns and relevancy for the public. 

Check out the following piece, written by Dr Jacalyn Duffin, Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine Emeritus, Queen's University, entitled "Spanish Flu Epidemic" in Lit Med Magazine at https://medhum.med.nyu.edu/magazine/?p=24623