The Flu Epidemic of 1929

I found one of my wife’s ancestors had died of Influenza in 1929. I knew that the great influenza pandemic of 1919 killed millions but didn’t know about the one in 1929. I found an interesting ,although fairly technical, article on this epidemic in the archives of the American Journal of Public Health (the link is here ) that gives some information about where the worst effects of the epidemic were felt and compares the size with the 1919 event.

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