1918 Influenza epidemic

On this special edition of The Florida History Podcast we look back at our state’s experience with a previous worldwide pandemic. The pandemic killed at least 4,000 people in the state and nationally was responsible for more deaths than all the wars of the 20th Century combined.

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  1. Could history be the largest victim in the crisis? I don’t know how many times I’ve heard this is unprecedented, we’ve never gone through anything like this before.


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