The 1918 influenza pandemic: a survivor's taleBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7546.889-a (Published 13 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:889
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- Kieran J Moriarty, consultant physician and gastroenterologist (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton
Patrick Collins, my uncle, was a cavalry soldier in the first world war. In 1918 he was one of the few survivors in his Cheshire regiment.
When the influenza pandemic struck, it went through …