10 misconceptions about the 1918 flu, the 'greatest pandemic in history'
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10 misconceptions about the 1918 flu, the 'greatest pandemic in history'

Pandemic: It’s a scary word. But the world has seen pandemics before, and worse ones, too.

Consider the influenza pandemic of 1918, often referred to erroneously as the “Spanish flu.” Misconceptions about it may be fueling unfounded fears about COVID-19, and now is an especially good time to correct them.

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