History of flu outbreaks

POSTED: 09:47 AM PST Jan 10, 2013    UPDATED: 08:05 AM PST Dec 18, 2013 

The first human has died from the H10N8 avian flu virus, which has only been detected in birds until now. Take a look at history's four main flu outbreaks.

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In the summer of 1957, the virus came to the United States quietly with a series of small outbreaks. When children returned to school in the fall, they spread the disease in classrooms and brought it home to their families.

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