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The great influenza : the story of the deadliest pandemic in history.

Author: John M Barry
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Penguin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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At the height of WWI, history's most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas. It then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. This book is ultimately a tale of triumph amid tragedy, which provides us with a precise and sobering model as we confront the epidemics looming on our own horizon.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Barry
ISBN: 9780143036494 0143036491
OCLC Number: 861284329
Notes: Previous edition: New York: Viking, 2004.
Description: 546 pages

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At the height of WWI, history's most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas. It then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. This book is ultimately a tale of triumph amid tragedy, which provides us with a precise and sobering model as we confront the epidemics looming on our own horizon.

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