The Great Influenza Summary
John M. Barry

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The Great Influenza Overview

The Great Influenza, a non-fiction account of the 1918 flu pandemic by John M. Barry, is an in-depth look into the development of medical care and instruction in America as well as the way the American health system handled the pandemic. Barry traces the tragedy from the origin of the deadly flu in Haskell County, Kansas to its last victim. Themes in the book include the impact of the war on the pandemic, the impact of politics on the pandemic, and the impact of the pandemic on the rise of Hitler.

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