8 Aug 2015

Ben Mercer: the 1918 flu

From Saturday Morning, 9:08 am on 8 August 2015

The 1918 influenza pandemic killed at least 50 million people worldwide. In New Zealand, more than 8500 deaths were attributed to the pandemic in just two months.

Australian Historian Ben Mercer says the pandemic should be recognised as part of our World War One history. He talks with Kim Hill.