1918 Spanish Flu

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Epidemics Aotearoa
Armistice Day & the Spanish Flu
Celebrations marking the end of WWI heralded the emergence of a new enemy.
Epidemics Aotearoa
­­­Covid-19 v the Spanish­­ Flu
How do Covid-19 and the 1918 Spanish Flu compare?
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Pandemic in pictures
A snapshot of the last global pandemic, the 1918 Spanish Flu.
Epidemics Aotearoa
The tragic tale of Aotearoa's orphans
The Spanish Flu killed many young parents who left children behind them.
Epidemics Aotearoa
The Spanish Flu and its impact in the Far North
1918 Influenza Pandemic in the Far North
Sound & Vision
A terrible time
Listen to the recollection of Eva Nobles, who was aged just 11 when Spanish Flu struck her community.
Epidemics Aotearoa
The aftermath – lessons learned
The sobering legacy of Spanish Flu in Aotearoa.
Epidemics Aotearoa
No pandemic plan
How did the absence of a pandemic plan impact Aotearoa's response?
Epidemics Aotearoa
The Spanish Flu in Aotearoa
An overview of the last great pandemic in New Zealand.
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