1918 Flu Pandemic – Lessons for Today

March 2, 2020 by cg2b@virginia.edu

In fall 2018, Medical Center Hour offered Influenza! 1918-2018,  a three-program series on the 1918 global influenza pandemic to raise awareness for 21st century public health preparedness. Looking back helps us look forward, as we deal now with the COVID-19 coronavirus. Watch these Medical Center Hours on YouTube channel UVAMCH: “Worst Case Scenario: Influenza and War!” with historian Carol Byerly: “On the Centenary of the 1918 Flu: Remembering the Past and Planning for the Future”

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With virologist Jeffery Taubenberger:

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and “Voices in Remembrance of the 1918 Influenza: Kyrie,” with poets Ellen Bryant Voigt and Marianne Boruch:

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