Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Swine Flu

  • A flu that brought nations to a standstill

    Jennifer A. Summers London, United Kingdom   Policemen in Seattle, US, wearing masks made by the Red Cross, during the influenza pandemic, December 1918. National Archives at College Park, College Park, Maryland, United States. The year was 1918 and after four grisly years of the First World War, the longed-for peace was within the grasp…