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The Great Influenza by John M. Barry
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Apr 20, 2011

really liked it
Recommended for: Mystery readers, history buffs, science geeks
Read on April 01, 2005 , read count: 2

Compelling account of the "Spanish Lady" and scientist's attempt to understand and stop it. Lends insight into the history of science and medicine. Reads like a murder mystery and is a chilling reminder of how easily a pandemic of this magnitude could happen again.
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