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Epidemics

Classification
Great Plague, London, England, 1664-1666 (1)
History (2)
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 (1)
Remote-sensing maps (1)
Syphilis (1)
Yellow fever (1)

Resources
View Resource PBS Online -- American Experience: Influenza 1918

This PBS American Experience website provides supplementary information, materials, and resources for Influenza 1918, a film about "the worst epidemic in American history." Site users can access both a Program Description and Transcript for the film as well as Audio Interviews and a Bibliography of related books and websites. This site offers Special Features including a Letter penned by a doctor...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/influenza/
View Resource The Deadly Virus: The Influenza Epidemic of 1918

The history of human civilizations is rife with disastrous epidemics and plagues, a fact that is sometimes lost on modern-day pundits and commentators. Fortunately, the National Archives hasn’t forgotten about one of history’s more recent tragedies, namely the influenza epidemic of 1918. They recently created this engaging and fascinating collection of documents and photographs that offer a...

https://www.archives.gov/exhibits/influenza-epidemic/
View Resource The Story Collider: Epidemics: Stories of Medical Crises

The Story Collider aims to engage the general public with personal stories about science via live shows and a weekly podcast. The founders of The Story Collider, Ben Lillie and Brian Wecht, are both physicists who share an appreciation for good narrative storytelling, such as the kind promoted by Moth StorySLAMS. With each half hour long podcast episode, visitors can listen to two personal...

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https://www.storycollider.org/stories/2017/8/4/epidemic-stor...