History of flu outbreaks

Published On: Jan 10 2013 11:47:55 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 18 2013 10:05:56 AM CST

The first human has died from the H10N8 avian flu virus, which has only been detected in birds until now. Take a look at history's four main flu outbreaks.

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In the summer of 1957, the virus came to the United States quietly with a series of small outbreaks. When children returned to school in the fall, they spread the disease in classrooms and brought it home to their families.

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