How long did the 1918 flu epidemic last?

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How long did the 1918 flu epidemic last?

The Spanish flu, also known as the 1918 influenza pandemic, was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic caused by the H1N1 influenza A virus. Lasting from February 1918 to April 1920, it infected 500 million people – about a third of the world’s population at the time – in four successive waves.

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Q. What year was the worst flu epidemic?

There have been five in the last 140 years, with the 1918 flu pandemic being the most severe; this pandemic is estimated to have been responsible for the deaths of 50–100 million people.

Q. How many people did the 1918 flu kill?

50 million people

Q. How many people died from the flu in 1918?

More than 50 million people died of the disease, with 675,000 in the U.S. There is some disagreement on that figure, with recent researchers suggesting it was about 17.

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