World History Minute: Killer Flu (Mar. 11, 1918)

World History Minute: Killer Flu (Mar. 11, 1918)
World History Minute: Killer Flu (Mar. 11, 1918)

World History Minute: Killer Flu (Mar. 11, 1918)

Flu season may be on its way out this year, but on this day in 1918 the first U.S. cases of one of the world's deadliest epidemics were reported on an Army base in Kansas. Historian John Schmidt will take a look at the, 'rather unfairly named' Spanish influenza. (Photo: Flickr/National Archives of Australia)