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It's an Epidemic

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65.2k views12 Pretty Accurate Movies About PandemicsMore and more people appear to be researching pandemics, and that's clear in their entertainment choices, too. Realistic disease m...
Disease Outbreaks
91.1k viewsFirsthand Accounts From People Who Lived Through The Spanish FluThe Spanish flu, a misnomer for a strain of influenza that rampaged across the globe in 1918 and 1919, claimed the lives of millio...
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14.5k views14 Quarantines That Show How People Dealt With History's Worst PandemicsAs the coronavirus rages, the centuries-old strategy of quarantine remains a cornerstone of disease control. Strict civilian adher...
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37.4k viewsHow Long Historical Disease Outbreaks Actually LastedOutbreaks of disease have impacted the lives of individuals and communities throughout history. Whether it's an epidemic (a somewh...
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230.3k viewsHow The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Actually EndedIdentifying the end of a pandemic isn't as straightforward as it may sound. Diseases may continue to spread long after people take...
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67 voters12 Terrifying TV Episodes About DiseasesThe shadow of illness and mass disease is frightening enough in real life that seeing it on TV can sometimes be too much to handle...
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104.8k viewsThe 7 Pandemics That Shaped The Modern WorldPandemics throughout history have shaped societies - not only in the loss of life but through social, economic, and political shif...
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27.4k viewsWhat Happened Immediately After The Spanish Flu Ended?The so-called "Spanish flu" pandemic was one of the deadliest events in human history. But what about the Spanish flu aftermath? E...
Disease Outbreaks
21.9k viewsThe Worst Flu Outbreaks In US HistoryEach year, influenza cases make headlines and - on occasion - people do die of the flu. Despite the fact we think of it as a mild ...
Disease Outbreaks
13.2k votersThe Best Movies About Disease OutbreaksHere is a list of the best movies with disease outbreaks. Are you a fan of movies about scary infections,  movies about viruses, a...
World History
11.6k viewsFamous People Who Survived The Spanish FluThe first recorded case of what would be labeled the Spanish flu came in March 1918 at an Army training facility in Fort Riley, KS...
Disease Outbreaks
452.9k viewsThe Most Destructive Epidemics In Human HistoryThe world is swarming with deadly diseases, and the history of humanity can certainly attest to this fact. There have been many in...
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267 votersThe Best TV Shows About Disease OutbreaksThe best shows about disease outbreaks can be both escapist fantasy or become painfully relevant. Some people prefer to watch dram...
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115.9k viewsAn Average Day In The Life Of A 14th-Century Plague VictimThe Black Death changed the world. As the most profound epidemic in human history, the plague claimed the lives of millions, with ...
Disease Outbreaks
47.2k viewsThe Lesser-Known Medieval Plague That Literally Caused People To Dance Themselves To DeathMedieval Europe had no shortage of diseases, from the black plague that killed millions to the bizarre medieval sweating sickness ...
Explainer
648.1k viewsThe True Story Of Typhoid Mary Is Way Sadder Than You ThinkIn the early 1900s, germ theory was a relatively new concept, and many – including doctors – were unaware of how diseases spread. ...
History
71.8k viewsInside The Brutal Realities of the Spanish Flu That Killed 100 Million PeopleOf all the horrors of World War I, it wasn't the bombs, bullets, or even the mustard gas that ended up as the greatest killer. In ...
History
141.8k viewsThe Most Intense Symptoms Suffered By Victims Of 14th-Century Black PlagueResponsible for eliminating anywhere between 30 to 60% of Europe's population between 1346 and 1353, the bubonic plague was a caus...
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33.7k viewsHistorians Now Think An Ebola-Type Plague Nearly Wiped Out Athens, And The Details Are HorrifyingThere have been countless historic disease outbreaks, but some are better known than others. Diseases like the bubonic plague are ...
Biology
8.1k viewsThe Biggest Cancer Clusters In HistorySpikes in cancer, or cancer clusters, occur when a high number of people in a small geographical area experience similar ailments ...