1918-19 Spanish Flu (H1N1)
• 20-50 million deaths worldwide
• >500,000 U.S. deaths
1957-58 Asian Flu (H2N2)
• 70,000 U.S. deaths
1968-69 Hong Kong Flu (H3N2)
• 34,000 U.S. deaths
Estimated Impact of a Future Avian Influenza Pandemic in the U.S.
Meltzer M, et al. Emerging Infectious Diseases 1999;5:659-671
See also, The Flu is a Bummer.
Estimated Impact of Influenza Pandemics: Created on June 25th, 2008. Last Modified on June 25th, 2008
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