And it is spreading in other countries. There is fear of a pandemic. Complicating the problem is this disease spreads BEFORE the person has symptoms and it spreads easily. Some people passing through security checks with no fever yet are still infectious and as they go home, can spread it to any number of people they come in contact with. They did not know this at first.
As I recall the last pandemic was in 1918. I remember my grandmother talking about people dying up there in Waterbury CT where she was living at the time. She was a new mother with her first baby, my mother. She stayed indoors and away from people as much as possible. Anyone else's grandparents talk about that flu?
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