The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 in Philadelphia
Join historian Mike Jesberger as he discusses the pandemic that killed more than 50 million people worldwide, including more than 650,000 in the United States, about 12,000 of which deaths were in the Philadelphia area and over 60,000 for the state of Pennsylvania. In the state of Pennsylvania 350,000 were infected with 150,000 of cases coming from Philadelphia. He discusses a crucial mistake Philadelphia made in the spread of the flu.
- Wednesday, November 3, 2021
- 7:00pm - 8:00pm
- This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.