This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic that infected one-third of the world’s population and left approximately 50 million dead in its wake. It is one of the deadliest disease outbreaks in recorded history.
A century later, what have we learned? And could this happen again?
In our next This is Public Health™ lecture, researcher Stephanie Yanow will dive deeper into what made the 1918 flu pandemic the “greatest pandemic in history.” She will also look at recent pandemics such as the H1N1 virus and explain the important role that public health plays in preparing for and responding to emerging pathogens.
Join us for this free, public lecture. If you are unable to attend in person, you may view a live stream here.
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Worldwide killers: Public health responds
November 8, 2018
5 – 6 p.m.
2-490 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB
Registration is not required
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