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The Deadliest Virus Ever Known

08/09/2021 01:30 PM | Click to read full article

The Spanish-flu epidemic of 1918 reached virtually every country, killing so many people so quickly that some cities were forced to convert streetcars into hearses.

Read on to look at Malcolm Gladwell’s 1997 report on the deadly the Spanish-flu epidemic of 1918, and its effects on the world more than a hundred years ago.