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Astrological influences on the flu

For centuries it has silently stalked us, killing tens of millions of people and evading all the best efforts at a permanent cure. It is influenza, a potentially lethal bug whose unique ability to reinvent itself in deadlier forms has prompted researchers to dub it the "last great virus" facing humanity. CBC Archives explores the deadly history of influenza and looks at what's being done to avoid a new global pandemic.

A scientist looks at the link between the time of the year and one's susceptibility to the flu.
Medium: Radio
Program: Quirks & Quarks
Broadcast Date: Sept. 29, 1984
Guest: Edgar Hope Simpson
Host: Jay Ingram
Duration: 6:14

Last updated: September 24, 2013

Page consulted on September 24, 2013

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