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1918 Influenza Pandemic - Europe PMC

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The 1918 Influenza Pandemic and the Rise of Italian Fascism: A Cross-City Quantitative and Historical Text Qualitative Analysis.

Evidence connecting previous experiences of worsening health with support for more radical political views has reignited concerns about the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The influenza pandemic, which started in 1918, had a crippling health effect: 4. 2 million Italians contracted influenza and over 500 000 died. We investigated the possibility that deaths from the 1918 influenza pandemic had contributed to the rise of Fascism in Italy.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35080961


Impact of 1918 influenza pandemic on mental asylums in India: An analysis of asylum reports.

Introduction Not much is known about the effect of 1918 Influenza on patients who were confined inside mental asylums of the time. Based on census results obtained from provincial asylum reports from British India, the study sought to determine the effect of Influenza pandemic on mentally ill patients in asylums. Agra and Oudh experienced 9. 5% of daily asylum capacity in 1918 due to influenza. Conclusions: Influenza pandemic in mental asylums in several provinces are widespread, and they reveal historical context with ramifications of the current pandemic.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35400751

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