History of flu outbreaks

POSTED: 12:47 PM Jan 10 2013   UPDATED: 11:05 AM Dec 18 2013

The first human has died from the H10N8 avian flu virus, which has only been detected in birds until now. Take a look at history's four main flu outbreaks.

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1918 – 1919

The Spanish flu came on quickly. Some people felt fine in the morning but died by nightfall. People who caught the Spanish Flu but did not die from it often died from complications caused by bacteria, such as pneumonia.

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