The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History

  title={The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History},
  author={Joseph Baar Topinka and Daniel Molnar and Brandon I Gardner and Rosemary E Wosky},
  journal={Journal of Legal Medicine},
  pages={459 - 465}
In 2005, Mary Ann Gwinn of The Seattle Times wrote that John Barry’s The Great Influenza, The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History is “a lot to absorb—perhaps too much.” She may be right; the book provides an intense review of the 1918 influenza pandemic’s movement across the planet and the efforts taken to confront it. The book is almost overwhelming in scope, but it draws the reader into a remarkable, detailed account of the events leading up to, during, and after the pandemic. The… 
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