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CONTENTS From the Author Introduction Chapter One: What is Influenza? The History of Influenza The Spanish Flu Chapter Two: The First Wave The First World War The First Wave Washes Over the World Chapter Three: The Second Wave The Flu Hits Boston Fort Devens The Flu Spreads The Flu in Philadelphia The Flu in San Francisco Elsewhere in the United States Chapter Four: The End of the War and The Flu The Third Wave Looking back The Failure of Medical Science The Failure of Public Health Chapter Five: The Search for a Killer Eighty-Year-Old Lungs The Spitsbergen Project Conclusion Time Line of Influenza Events Glossary To Find Out More Bibliography Notes on Quotations Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Influenza History 20th century Juvenile literature, Epidemics History 20th century Juvenile literature, Influenza History 20th century, Epidemics History 20th century, Diseases