Age-specific mortality during the 1918 influenza pandemic: unravelling the mystery of high young adult mortality.

Age-specific mortality during the 1918 influenza pandemic: unravelling the mystery of high young adult mortality.
May 11, 2020 0 Comments

The worldwide unfold of a novel influenza A (H1N1) virus in 2009 confirmed that influenza stays a big well being menace, even for people in the prime of life. This paper focuses on the unusually high young adult mortality noticed during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. Using historic data from Canada and the U.S., we report a peak of mortality at …