# Spanish Flu

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I was teaching some dplyr and ggplot today. Because Coronavirus is in the, uh, air, I decided to work with the mortality data from http://mortality.org and have the students practice getting a bunch of data files into R and then plotting the resulting data quickly and informatively. We took a look at the years around the 1918 Influenza Epidemic and, after poking at the data for a little while, came to realize why it was called the Spanish Flu.
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