“Carry on”: state censorship and denial of Spanish influenza In Great Britain (1918-19)
Spanish influenza, press censorship, state leader negligence
From 1918-20, Spanish Influenza created a mass world pandemic during the end of World War I and its immediate aftermath. Looking at Great Britain as an example of the period, it is argued that the virus has often been forgotten as a result of press censorship and state denial in a time when countries could not afford to look weak.
Presented on April 26, 2021 at Student Research Day held virtually at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Dialogue Project. Retrieved from https://journals.macewan.ca/inter_dialogue/article/view/2029
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