Dates
Numbers
Treatment/Prevention
Odds and Ends
Dead End in Norvelt
100

When did the Spanish Flu Pandemic begin?

1918

100

How many people were infected with the Spanish Flu?

500 million

100

What were people told to wear to help control the spread of the Spanish Flu?

masks

100

What did Spanish people call the Spanish Flu?

French Flu

100

Who founded Norvelt?

Eleanor Roosevelt

200

When did the Spanish Flu Pandemic end?

1920

200

How many people died worldwide from the Spanish Flu?

20-50 million

200

What treatment actually killed people?

aspirin
200
Where did the Spanish Flu originate?

This is unknown.

200

What war did Jack's father fight in?

World War II

300

What flu variant occurred in 2009-2010?

Swine Flu

300

How many Americans died from the Spanish Flu?

675,000

300

What treatment method was harmless but ineffective?

gargling with mouthwash

300

What color were the lungs of people who succumbed to the Spanish Flu?

blue

300

What was the name of Uncle Will's pony?

War Chief

400

What flu variant occurred in 2004?

Avian or Bird Flu

400

How many "waves" were there of the Spanish Flu?

3

400

What were people told not to do in public, especially on the street or on floors?

spit

400

What population group was most likely to die from the Spanish Flu?

young, healthy adults

400

What type of airplane did Jack's father purchase?

J-3

500

What world event was happening from 1914-1918?

World War I

500

Which wave was the deadliest?

second

500

How was it suggested people most safely get to work?

walk

500

What invention allowed scientists to study the virus?

electron microscope

500

Who did Jack visit dressed as the Grim Reaper?

Mrs. Dubicki

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