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What's the definition of spanish flu and why does it spread?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Influenza.: The spanish flu is the name given to an influenza pandemic that occurred in 1918 in which 25 million people died within the first 25 weeks. It is spread in the same manner that influenza is spread today.

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