WE HEARD THE BELLS: The Influenza of 1918 (DOCUMENTARY)

WE HEARD THE BELLS: The Influenza of 1918 (DOCUMENTARY)

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A FIlm by Lisa Laden for the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Narrated by S. Epatha Merkerson, featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci.
1918 saw World War I come to an end, where millions had died in the European Trenches. However, a new horror was brewing, a terrifying virus that would eventually claim 50 million lives.

Meet the survivors who describe what it was like to live through the 1918 flu pandemic. Why did it kill so many people? Why were so many of the dead young adults? Where did this lethal flu come from? And most important, how can we keep a pandemic like this from occurring again?