A Bird Named Enza
By Dawn Meier
Published: January 15, 2010.
This is a story based on the Influenza of 1918. It is written from the perspective of one man and his inability to save his family and town from this deadly disease.
To this day, the influenza of 1918 remains a mystery. It spread with alarming speed across the country and, after it ran its deadly course, the pandemic had taken more than 600,000 lives in America, 40 million worldwide.