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Old 03-30-2020, 10:33 PM
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Another one...

I'm posting these last two because we talked a lot about the mega-flue of 1918 (675,000 US deaths), and the relatively speaking milder swine flue (13,000 US Deaths) of 10 years ago, but didn't cover the 1957 and 1968 flues - these two which in severity fall in-between the 1918 and swine flues...Just some additional perspective....We will survive this one today also with aplomb.

So far CV9 has the US at a relatively low 3,146 deaths
. Lets keep praying it stays relatively low.

https://www.cdc.gov/publications/pan...ries/1957.html
The 1957 flu pandemic was deadly, but milder than the 1918 event. The virus caused an estimated 70,000 deaths in the United States. The stories presented in this section are retold by survivors from New York to California.
I've always wondered whether the 1918 influenza played a larger role in concluded WWI than is commonly discussed by historians. One reads of reports that soldiers on both the French and German sides were becoming less willing to follow commands to engage in battle, sensing little purpose in adding to the casualties of both combat and influenza. Due to passage of time, the answer may never be known and the history written by the Allied Powers will remain accepted as definitive.

I do not pretend to know answers to this question, but I'll admit to having some curiousity..
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Never really drank a lot of foreign beers. I am glad to be a Pabst Blue Ribbon Guy. I have no worries here in Alabama.



Harry!
Drop by some time and I'll introduce you to Shiner Bock.
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