It’s been called the mother of all pandemics: In 1918 a form influenza swept the planet, uniting the world in disaster on a par with the First World War. Global politics, medicine, race relations, and religions were all fundamentally altered. The world recovered but was never the same again.
What can the Spanish Flu teach us about the coronavirus pandemic? Three world experts join Bridget Kendall on The Forum to discuss the 1918 pandemic and what it means today.
Thursday 30 April
BBC WORLD SERVICE
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