Best we forget


Best we forget

Jim Vause 2015

Jim Vause

1918 influenza pandemic memorial waikumete
A memorial at Waikumete Cemetery in west Auckland stands to mark the deaths of 1128 Aucklanders who died in the 1918 flu epidemic

Will the COVID-19 pandemic be swept into the dustbin of history along with the Spanish flu, wonders Nelson GP Jim Vause

“There is no Spanish Flu day with dawn chorus buglers and no Peter Jackson movie to remember the worst pandemic of modern history” As a kid, I th

[1] There is a National Influenza Memorial Plaque in Pukeahu unveiled last year by prime minister Jacinda Ardern