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The Spanish Flu

History of the Great Influenza of 1918. Analogies and Differences with the World Pandemic of 2020 and How to Prevent New Pandemics with Lessons to Remember from the Deadliest Plague
Narrated by: Peter Seymour
Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins

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Would you like to discover more about the Spanish flu?

Are you still looking for a book that will satisfy your curiosity and compare the Great Influenza with the 2020 pandemic, with analogies and similarities in details?

Then pay attention....

The Spanish flu was the worst pandemic the world has ever seen in the last 500 years, and the unbelievable number of deaths caused by the Spanish flu during the period between 1918 and 1920 is estimated as more than 25 million.

By listening to this audiobook, you will acquire more knowledge about the deadliest plague of the modern history and will be inspired to make a personal reflection about yesterday and the present and how we can prevent these kind of events in the future.

What you will find inside the audiobook:

  •  Origins of the Great Influenza of 1918-1920
  • The real history of the Spanish flu 
  •  Global effects of “the deadliest plague in history”
  •  Lessons to learn from the Spanish flu pandemic
  •  Analogies and similarities with the pandemic of 2020
  •  How to prevent future pandemics

The Spanish Flu story is a must-listen audiobook for everyone who wants to know more about the Spanish flu and the unforgettable lessons to learn from “The Deadliest Plague”.

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  • FloraHooper
  • 11-09-2020

The Most Complete History

There are politicians who refuse to lock-down, mask-up. There is a mention of hydroxychloroquine, for good measure. The parallels are disturbing because that was 1918! What I conclude is we are doomed. The Most Complete History

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  • JarrodMcdaniel
  • 11-09-2020

One is the most frightening non fiction books

This book offers a seemingly scrupulous look at the environment leading up to the so-called Spanish FLU of 1918-19, the history of research into it and to develop vaccines, and the government's and public's response. There are so many similarities, differences, and lessons to the 2020 pandemic.

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  • TiffanyChung
  • 11-09-2020

The great pandemic

The great pandemic of the 1800s was far worse than what we are experiencing today with this covid19. However, we can understand what we are going through today when you read about what they went through back then. If you like health, history, and science this is the book for you.

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  • ReynaReilly
  • 11-09-2020

This book gave me nightmares

This is the most interesting and terrifying book I’ve ever study. It beats the best Steven King novel for sear terror. I’ve learned more from this book than any other book. I’m a firefighter and directly involved in the COVID situation. This book gave me nightmares!

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  • HannahMckinney
  • 11-09-2020

It's extremely listenable

The history of medicine was fascinating. It's not just a story about influenza, it's a story about a many turning point in Medicine, not just in the US, but in Europe. It's extremely listenable

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  • JesusDavies
  • 10-09-2020

Most interesting

I found this book to be both fascinating and tedious. The author has done an in-depth investigation into American medicine in the years leading up to the pandemic, and the many doctors and scientists who were involved in fighting it.

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  • OswaldoMann
  • 10-09-2020

Ceaselessly interesting!

This book makes you realize that in 2020 we have the same pandemic as 1918. The insights are amazingly matching the two diseases. I highly recommend this book to anyone that is interested in history and in current events

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  • DenisHardy
  • 10-09-2020

This book is well researched.

This book is well researched. A fascinating true story on how The United States dealt with The Spanish Flu. It is a powerful story with great detail of the progress of the pandemic and the race of scientists and doctors to find a cure.

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  • SammyLeblanc
  • 10-09-2020

Simply Brilliant

I bought this book at the recommendation of a colleague, in part because it is topical. I recommend it for the record. One will be captivated within the first few minute. The book is a masterpiece. Barry may have been born to make this book.

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  • RogelioGilmore
  • 10-09-2020

This is a very detailed

This is a very detailed book about the Spanish Flu outbreak in 1918 that killed millions of people around the world. I have been interested in the diseases that attack humans for years and recently have bought several books on the subject.

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  • Thomas C. Alleyne
  • 11-09-2020

Outstanding research.

It was devastating and because the health care system was not yet up and running - this virus took advantage of the lack of knowledge of the people most vulnerable - the young and healthy.

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  • Roy T. Johnson
  • 11-09-2020

Great Story on the FLU PLague

Great book that gives an overview that has much to teach us about Covid-19. Believe it or not, the political leadership was even worse at that time, in part because of not wanting to decrease morale for WWI, but still didn't listen to scientists and health experts, etc.

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  • Nicholas M. Abshire
  • 11-09-2020

Excellent and very timely book.

Excellent and very timely book. This book gives one a much better understanding of pandemic in general and how our individual actions can affect them, as well as how the action of civil authorities can affect the course of the disease and its trajectory , and indeed, the “Second Wave”.

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  • Jason Y. Moncayo
  • 11-09-2020

The Great Influenza will teach you and touch you

This is an outstanding book from both and historical and epidemiological perspectives. It is well annotated and can serve as a model for what is happening across the world today. The Great Influenza will teach you and touch you

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  • Timothy N. Wu
  • 11-09-2020

This book is excellent

The book lays a foundation by explaining the history of medicine and medical education, including the major players and their achievements. The nature of influenza and it's mechanism are lucidly described.

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  • Eloise Bell
  • 10-09-2020

The book's message: it will happen again!

This book is dense with facts and explores the role of science, medicine - not quite science in 1918, government and American citizens. It is a compelling and frightening book; highly recommended for those who can handle vivid descriptions of the effect of this horrible viral flu.

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  • Gracie Parsons
  • 10-09-2020

This book actually addresses the Pandemic

This book actually addresses the Pandemic as a whole. This is a fascinating history of the “Spanish” influenza, but moreso about the scientific development of American medicine, heroes of medical research, and the corruption of public health by Government (both venal local politics and war politics).

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  • Abbie McKenzie
  • 10-09-2020

It was horrifying listening

It was horrifying listening to about how some died during that pandemic, but nevertheless important information and a fascinating listen. Highly recommend this book.

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  • Georgia Bruce
  • 10-09-2020

Well researched and very informative

Well researched and very informative. I learned a lot not only about the pandemic but also about the history of medical education and research in the United States. A comprehensive telling of the Great Influenza, including the rise of modern medicine

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  • Paige Little
  • 10-09-2020

It was compelling

This author does a thorough job of telling the story of the Pandemic Flu of 1918. He makes it like a novel. It was compelling. The science and research he includes were fascinating and informative. Great book!