#TBT Centenary of the 1918 influenza pandemic

This November marks the centenary of NZ ship SS Talune’s arrival in Apia carrying influenza – resulting in the death of at least 20% of Samoa’s population. In this clip, from the Tagata Pasifika 2012 Samoan Independence Special, Mele Ioelu speaks about the tragedy she witnessed as a young girl.

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