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The wellbeing Children's quiz: Pandemics of the past

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1. What is a pandemic?

1. Name the pandemic that infected about 500 million people in North America, Europe and Asia in 1918.

1. Recognised as a pandemic in 1981, this disease is caused by a virus called HIV (the Human Immunodeficiency Virus).

1. The Black Death was a plague that struck Europe and Asia from 1347 to 1351. Which bacteria caused it?

1. The 1956–1958 pandemic was caused by influenza A virus subtype H2N2. It originated in East Asia, and killed at least a million people worldwide. Name the pandemic.

The wellbeing Children's quiz: Pandemics of the past

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