Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Dr Taubenberger

  • A flu that brought nations to a standstill

    Jennifer A. SummersLondon, United Kingdom The year was 1918 and after four grisly years of the First World War, the longed-for peace was within the grasp of the Allied powers. But little did they know, that a threat far greater than any war experienced by humans loomed over their existence. An influenza virus, minute in…