The 1918 influenza pandemic (Januar 1918 – December 1920; colloquially kent as Spaingie flu) wis an unuisually deidly influenza pandemic, the first o the twa pandemics involvin H1N1 influenza virus. It infectit 500 million fowk aroond the world, including people on remote Pacific islands and in the Arctic, and resulted in the deaths of 50 to 100 million (three tae five percent o the warld's population), makkin it ane o the deidliest naitural disasters in human history.
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