Dr. Ed Ehlinger: MD. Commissioner of Health. Former director of Boynton Health Service, University of Minnesota. Former director of personal health services, Minneapolis Health Department. Adjunct professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
Lessons from the great flu pandemic of 1918 The influenza pandemic of 1918 is considered by many the most devastating epidemic in history, killing tens of millions of people worldwide in a year. Author and influenza expert John Barry speaks at the Minnesota History Center on the pandemic of 1918, and what it can teach us about handling similar outbreaks in the future.12:00 p.m.