World News America

Page last updated at 21:27 GMT, Friday, 1 May 2009 22:27 UK

Swine flu's lesson from history

Advertisement

How similar is the current swine flu virus to the 1918 epidemic and what can be learnt from the past? For answers we spoke to John Barry, author of "The Great Influenza."

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific