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From Palestine to Fiji, untold flu tales a hundred years on

« I had a little bird, its name was Enza. I opened the window and in-flu-enza. » Almost like the creepy theme tune to a horror film, the rhyme above became a common refrain for young girls as they played and jumped rope in 1918 – when the Spanish flu began its deadly global rampage. The 1918 -…

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