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Young students bring forgotten stories of the Spanish flu back to life
Michelle Campbell Mekarski
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Jul 5, 2019
Through her school’s award-winning history project on the Spanish Flu pandemic, 11-year-old Tyya Strutt learned a somber truth. “Most people who die in times of terrible events or peril are never remembered, especially if they are children,” says Strutt. “But this is not right."
Museum holds vaccine linked to one of humanity’s deadliest plagues
Ingenium - Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation
Aug 13, 2018
The Canada Science and Technology museum recently discovered an important piece of Canadian history in its archives — a small vial of the vaccine used to combat Spanish flu. Read the full article and watch a short video where curator David Pantalony speaks about the discovery.