The Spanish Flu: A century of medical science and public health response

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  • Ireland

  • 21 November 2018

  • 17:00
  • Free

The Spanish influenza or ‘Great Flu’ of 1918 was one of the greatest pandemics of all time. It killed between 50 and 100 million people – approximately 35% of the population. Despite its name, the outbreak affected virtually every country in the world, devastating many populations at the end of World War I. To connect the historic and current research in this area, the Library are hosting a public seminar The Spanish Flu: A century of medical science and public health response’ on 21st November 2018. Speakers will provide historical and clinical responses to the topic and will also include presentations from the Research Summer School Students. Open to all staff and students and the public. Book your ticket: https://rcsi.eventsair.com/library-eventthe-spanish-flu/library-event-nov-2018

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