Can You Really Catch the Flu from Someone?

After the “Spanish Flu” epidemic of 1918, which had nothing to do with Spanish people—nor was an influenza virus ever proved to have been responsible—an experiment was done with 62 healthy Navy volunteers in a Boston harbour prison on Gallops Island. The goal was to try to understand flu “transmission” better, but the researchers were in for a shock.

 

 

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