Traditional funerals, such as this one in typically included many friends and relatives of the deceased. During the pandemic, fears that mourners could spread influenza led many communities to ban public funerals. [Credit: The Library of Congress]
Killer Flu: Secrets of the Dead - 2003 -- "Narrated by Liev Schreiber. Discusses the 1918 flu pandemic, its deadly consequences and the possibility that a similar strain could occur today.
Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 by Albert Marrin. From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a fascinating look at the history and science of the deadly 1918 flu pandemic--and the chances for another worldwide pandemic.
Flu Pandemic of nurses transporting a victim. This was one of the worst pandemics of all time, and killed over 50 million people worldwide. In my town, a temporary flu ward was built on the grounds of the cemetery, very cheerful.
Two nurses treat a victim of the 1918 Flu Pandemic. The first confirmed case of this outbreak occurred on This pandemic is largely forgotten today, but million people worldwide died from it - making it one of the most deadly pandemics in history.