1957–1958 influenza pandemic
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|1957–1958 influenza pandemic|
Sick people in Sweden in a stadium that has been made into a hospital
|Virus strain||Influenza H2N2 virus|
|Date||February 1957-1958 (Possible 1959)|
The 1957-58 influenza pandemic, also called Asian flu was a time when many people caught H2N2 influenza A and became sick. Westerners first learned about this influenza when it was in Singapore. It killed 1.1 million people.