Who knew? History of the flu

By Peter Fish, MD  |  12/11/2017

Many people see the flu as nothing more than a seasonal annoyance. However, as history has shown, this illness can become a massive threat to global health. The more you know about the history of the flu, the better you can help prevent the spread of it. See how influenza has affected our world with this timeline.

Remember: The best way to fight the flu this season is to get your flu shot! Visit one of our Health Quest Urgent Care locations for the shot, then share your photo with the hashtag #FightTheFlu to encourage friends and family to keep our community healthy! Getting a flu shot protects you and others around you.

History of the Flu