Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918-1919 and Implications for the Next Pandemic
October 10 | 7:00 pm| $6
With Connecticut State Epidemiologist Dr. Matthew Carter. World War I killed 17 million people. The epidemic that started in the war’s final year infected 500 million and may have killed 50-100 million (up to 5% of the global population). Both events forever changed world history, politics, and human life.
$6 adults, $5 seniors, $4 WHS members
Image: Emergency hospital during influenza epidemic, Camp Funston, Kansas. Source: Otis Historical Archives Nat’l Museum of Health & Medicine, via Wikimedia Commons