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Video presentation: Hospitals "Full-Up": The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Click on the highlighted link to view a great video about Spanish Influenza's effects on daily life in US, as well as hospital systems.
"A large-scale, lethal epidemic could place severe burdens upon the health care system, as suggested by the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic in which acute shortages of health personnel, supplies, equipment and hospital beds occurred."