The History of Influenza

Flu pandemics have struck mankind for as long as recorded history. Until modern day the flu often meant death for a lot of people. The flu has actually altered the course of history in surprising ways across the globe. Four flu pan-demics have occurred in the past century alone that have scared and shocked even the modern world.

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Modern Flu Pandemics Stats You May Not Know

Modern medicine has not found a cure for the flu, and pandemics still occur even in first world countries, despite prevention measures and public education about cleanliness. There is a lot of research being done to better battle this virus, but each year it evolves along with the science of understanding and eradicating the virus.