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History - The Special: Doomsday Flu: Host: Arthur Kent

History - The Special: Doomsday Flu: Host: Arthur Kent

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Over the course of just 120 terrifying days, an innocuous seasonal disease mutated into a monster that killed 22 million people around the world - one million more than World War I saw dead by bayonet, shell, gas and machine gun in four years. Scientistsestimate that, had the disease maintained it's rate of acceleration, it would have wiped out all humankind in months. This program tells the terrible story of the Spanish Flu, which during the final week of October 1918 alone killed 21,000 in America. Thedisease struck quickly: in minutes, a person feeling perfectly well would be overcome by crushing fatigue and nearly instantly felled by raging fever, a throat and mouth turned flaming red, paralyzed eye muscles, and lungs that hemorrhaged and filled with strangling pus. As this flu raged across Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas, it seemed to pick the young and the strong; in army camps, it was the farm boys who fell and not the wizened city dwellers. As this program reveals, the flu nearly brough

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Title: History - The Special: Doomsday Flu: Host: Arthur Kent
Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
Attributes: Manufactured on Demand
Release Date: 5/17/2022
Product Type: DVD
Catalog #: 2956463
UPC: 883629564630
Item #: 2492931X
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Street Date: 5/17/2022
Original Language: ENG
Run Time: 50 minutes
Studio: A&E