An event which caused a deep impression on the public mind was the epidemic of influenza in the autumn of 1918.
Epidemics of influenza and fever have been very prevalent of late years in the central provinces.
In 1892 he presided over the Labour Commission, but his health never recovered an attack of influenza which he had in 1891, and he died at Knowsley on the 21st of April 1893.
The grave palsies in such diseases as influenza, diphtheria, beriberi, or ensuing on the absorption of lead, are in the main not central, but due to a symmetrical peripheral neuritis.
They were almost exterminated, and an epidemic of influenza in 1839 killed half of those left; ten years later there were only 90 survivors out of a total population of 1200.
An attack of influenza struck him down, and carried him off suddenly after only two days' illness, 10th January 1900.
Those of the plains find the temperature chilly, and are stricken down with influenza and pains in the limbs.
Elephantiasis, influenza, rheumatism, and a skin disease, thoko, also occur.
He had never been of a robust constitution, and after a little more than a week's illness from pneumonia following influenza, duke of he died at Sandringham.
He was appointed principal of King's College, London, in October 1836, but he was attacked by influenza, and after two years of ill-health he died at Florence on the 22nd of December 1838.
He had pulled through so many sharp attacks of his "vile influenza" and other lung disorders that he began to be seriously alarmed only three days before his death.
In the last decade of the 19th century the chief discoveries were of the bacillus of influenza (1892), of the bacillus of plague (1894) and of the bacillus of dysentery (1898).