Bickering between the states and Victoria's initial silence on the outbreak made the 1919 Spanish flu pandemic worse.
Communication from public health and government officials during a health threat is a critical component of preventing and treating a disease. An expert who worked on the anthrax scare explains.
The 1918-1919 flu claimed millions of lives worldwide. Could it also have given birth to the viral zombie?
All too often, researchers around the world act in competition when trying to answer research questions in an emergency situation, such as outbreaks of the flu. The UK is trialling a new approach.