Navigation Links
U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 11
Date:3/10/2010

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO)

THURSDAY, MARCH 11: 1918 FLU PANDEMIC

Profile AmericaThursday, March 11th. A devastating public health crisis began in the U.S. on this day 92 years ago – and has been mentioned often in discussions about the H1N1 virus scare of recent months. The disease was called the "Spanish Influenza," and first hit soldiers at Fort Riley, Kansas, just back from fighting in Europe. The virus moved quickly and in October of 1918 195,000 Americans perished. In one day alone, 851 New Yorkers died. By 1920, nearly one-in-four Americans had suffered from this strain of the flu, killing a half-million of them. But even less dramatic forms of the disease are deadly. Each year, more than 56,000 Americans die of the flu and pneumonia. You can find these and more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau, conducting the 2010 Census beginning April 1st.

Sources: Chase's Calendar of Events 2010, p. 171

Statistical Abstract of the United States 2010, t. 115

Profile America is produced by the Public Information Office of the U.S. Census Bureau. These daily features are available as produced segments, ready to air, on a monthly CD or on the Internet at http://www.census.gov (look under the "Newsroom" button).

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://www.census.gov

'/>"/>

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Census Bureau News -- 2007 Economic Census: Health Care and Social Assistance Geographic Area Series (NAICS 62)
2. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for Feb. 15
3. U.S. Census Bureau Black History Month Feature for Feb. 14
4. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for Jan. 27
5. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for Dec. 20
6. Census Bureau: Health Care Industries Showed Modest Growth in Revenue in 2008
7. United States Patent Office Allows CareRise Patent on 24/7 Staff-Census Software
8. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for Nov. 14
9. New Census Reveals Decline in Greater Los Angeles Homelessness
10. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for Oct. 2
11. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for Sept. 20
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... As health professionals work to improve their approach ... patient is doing more than filling out a survey; in many cases health professionals ... emphasis in health care and research on the importance of active engagement with patients ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along with clinical ... the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women’s Health ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the leading ... to advocate for action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit in New York ... globe, and reached a social audience of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: the story of ... Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is the creation of ... taught all ages and currently teaches a class of ladies at her church, which ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The company has developed ... consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, every formula has ... highest standard. , These products are also: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Vegan, Soy ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... , Oct. 10, 2017   West Pharmaceutical ... innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today shared the ... ID Adapter for improving the intradermal administration of polio ... Skin Vaccination Summit in May 2017 by Dr. ... Polio Department, World Health Organization (WHO), and recently published ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... Oct. 4, 2017 OBP Medical ... illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory approval from ... Agency (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA)) ... cordless surgical retractor with integrated LED light source ... illumination and exposure of a tissue pocket or ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... COPENHAGEN, Denmark , Oct. 2, 2017 The ... tool in the struggle to reverse the tide of prescription ... plan for regulating their medicine intake and stepping down their ... is set to launch in December 2017; the first 100,000 ... access. Learn more at http://www.rebound-solution.com/ ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: