December 29, 202032 min read, 6307 words
Published: December 29, 2020 | 32 min read, 6307 words
The influenza pandemic that began in 1918 killed as many as 100 million people over two years. It was one of the deadliest disasters in history, and the one all subsequent pandemics are now compared with. At the time, The Atlantic did not cover it. In the immediate aftermath, “i...