The Spanish Flu’s Longterm Health, Cultural and Historical Effects: Implications For COVID-19

  • Leanne Louie McMaster University


The Spanish Flu had a number of long-lasting effects on society, from diminished social trust to longterm symptoms in survivors. In this piece, Leanne Louie explores the historical ramifications of the 1918 flu and what kind of long-term effects COVID-19 may have upon society.