AbstractsMedical & Health Science

The influenza pandemic of 1918: as seen at a casualty clearing station in France

by E J Boome

Institution: University of Birmingham
Department: Medicine
Year: 1918
Keywords: D History (General); DP Spain; HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare; RA Public aspects of medicine; U Military Science (General)
Record ID: 1394750
Full text PDF: http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/4940/


During the past three or four months. May to July, 1918, there has been a great pandemic of so-called influenza which, starting in Spain, has spread over the whole of Europe and even other parts of the world. It has caused considerable wastage in our own Army and those of our Allies and has, therefore, been the object of much study amongst the medical Services