The 1918 Spanish influenza: integrating history and biology.

@article{Reid2001The1S,
  title={The 1918 Spanish influenza: integrating history and biology.},
  author={Ann H. Reid and Jeffery K. Taubenberger and Thomas G. Fanning},
  journal={Microbes and infection},
  year={2001},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={81-7}
}
In 1918 an influenza pandemic killed 40 million people. It is now possible to study the genetic features of the 1918 virus. Such analyses will try to answer questions about the origin and the unusual virulence of this pandemic virus. 

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