Watch Chapter 1 of Influenza 1918.
As a doctor during the Spanish-American War, Vaughan witnessed the devastating effects of typhoid. But that paled in comparison to the horrible death brought on by influenza in 1918.
In March 1997, a team of pathologists published a report concerning the discovery of genetic material from the influenza of 1918.
Shortly before breakfast on Monday, March 11, the first domino would fall signaling the commencement of the first wave of the 1918 influenza.