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Stressed parent
816514.  Sun May 15, 2011 4:09 pm Reply with quote

This may have come up somewhere else, but begins with I

http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/

Influenza virus kills more people during 1918 - 1919 than died in WWI.

 
BarbaraB
824472.  Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:38 am Reply with quote

Specifically it was a strain of the H1N1 virus commonly known in its day as the Spanish Flu. Estimates of the death toll range from below 50 million to over 100 million.

 
PDR
824474.  Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:07 am Reply with quote

Influenza is known to be one of the most dangerous and virilent viruses around, whose lethality is second only to man-flu.

PDR

 
Zebra57
824482.  Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:48 am Reply with quote

Wasn't the variola virus(es) known as smallpox more dangerous?

 
PDR
824483.  Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:49 am Reply with quote

Nowhere near as debilitating as man-flu.

PDR

 
Zebra57
824484.  Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:51 am Reply with quote

PDR wrote:
Nowhere near as debilitating as man-flu.

PDR


A very misunderstood disease.

 
Sadurian Mike
824548.  Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:42 am Reply with quote

Only by women.

 
bemahan
824604.  Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:39 pm Reply with quote

Oh no, we understand it very well.

 

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