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No study of World War I can be complete without a review of the Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919. Besides killing millions of people worldwide, this pandemic affected the way the war was fought. This slideshow covers:
The beginning of the disease in U.S. military camps
The spread of influenza to the battlefields of Europe and beyond
Symptoms of the disease
Preventative measures taken
Facts and statistics about the sick and dead
The 22 slides in this show have complete details in both paragraphed and bulletted text. It is appropriate for junior high school students and higher grade levels. The download is available as an Apple Keynote, a Microsoft PowerPoint and a QuickTime movie. (Note QuickTime Movie may not play without additional software.) Influenza Epidemic 1918 by Diane Yale-Peabody is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.