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Summary

A detailed look into and an eye-opening account of the Spanish flu and what can we learned from it.

Have you always been curious to learn about the Spanish flu?

Are you looking for a book that will detail the history of the Spanish flu, including how it spread and how the world reacted as a result?

If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, keep reading.

The Spanish flu was the worst pandemic the world has ever seen next to the bubonic plague of 1346. About 500 million people were infected by it, and between 25 to 50 million lost their lives. It occurred toward the end of the First World War, which lasted between 1918 -1920.

This book revisits the Spanish flu in a unique way, starting with a brief scientific explanation of the virus and then going deeper to explore its historical context. 

In this amazing book, you’ll learn:

  • What is the scientific classification of the Spanish flu, what was the Spanish flu, and how it evolved from an epidemic to become a global pandemic
  • What are the classification types of various influenza illnesses, when are they most likely to occur, and what are some of the medical measures to counter it
  • Where did the Spanish flu originate, how was it transmitted, what was the pattern it adopted as it mutated, and which communities did it affect
  • How the world governments reacted to the pandemic, what measures were taken to counter it, and how it was finally brought control
  • Lessons learned from the Spanish flu pandemic

The Spanish flu was a tragedy on a massive scale, but it also left in its trail the blueprint of how we all should respond to similar future events. Studying the pattern of how the virus mutated and how it travelled to various countries and which communities it affected is incredibly useful for any researcher. This book highlights all these questions and more in much detail, so we can increase our awareness of the event and be prepared to better deal with the current pandemic and any future ones.

So, scroll up and click the “buy now” button to buy this book!

©2020 Bryan Anderson (P)2020 Be First International

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  • Ned Kemp
  • 15-10-20

Best audio book on this topic I have listen

This is a very interesting audio book. Author brings the science, politics, history, and suffering to life. Although the subject could be dry and boring, the history of some of these outbreaks is brought to life in a very real and interesting way.

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  • Janelle Rich
  • 15-10-20

Provided great information in this audio-book

Author made this obviously distressing topic very interesting and listenable to a wide variety of listeners. I especially appreciated his understanding of the multifaceted nature of disease and the environment.

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  • Wendi Webster
  • 15-10-20

Really worth recommending!

This book is very useful for us. This book is a good book and many have made good comments about it. Many people have benefited from this book later. This book has a much simpler explanation of the book than most other books that listener will easily understand.

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  • Manuel Butler
  • 15-10-20

Good info for little book

Excellent book about the worst pandemic in history. We’ll researched and interesting around trying to understand the virus and attempts to finding sources for genetic code. It has made me keen to learn more about the Spanish flu!

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  • Geraldo Estes
  • 15-10-20

Easy listen having good tips and skills audible

The influenza pandemic of 1918 -1920 killed more people than the Great War, known today as World War I (WWI), at somewhere between 25 to 50 million people. It has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history. It occurred toward the end of the First World War.

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  • Margaret Shannon
  • 15-10-20

Incredible book, with valuable historical informat

The information presented throughout this book is mind blowing. The author breaks down the scientific processes very well. The descriptions of those affected by the flu is vivid, frightening, and heart breaking. Now with the COVID-19 pandemic enveloping the world we need the lessons presented in this book now more than ever.

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  • Cortez Madden
  • 15-10-20

This audio book is extremely elegantly composed

This audio book is extremely elegantly composed by the Narrated and I profoundly prescribe this audio book to every one of you all.

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  • Ruth Walters
  • 15-10-20

An excellent introduction to the subject

An excellent introduction to the subject, and provides an understanding for the lay reader who seeks a better understanding of this world wide event, including the implications for a modern world. Written in an entertaining and clear fashion. I highly recommend it, and guarantee you will consider a flu shot when you have listen it!

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  • Vonda Hatfield
  • 15-10-20

Worth the listen!

I enjoyed this book. This book is informative. I am very glad to purchase and listen this book. I would strongly recommended to all for this great book. Thanks to speaker. Worth the listen!

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  • Clifford Christensen
  • 15-10-20

A Must Listen to Understand the Current Pandemic

As with all books in this series, a concise informative narrative develops in a easily listen format that does not require a large time investment. This book highlights all these questions and more in much detail and hopefully we have learned from history so we won't have to repeat it. Even better reasonings for staying home!!.