Great article on the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic

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1918 was a year of horrors in the medical community, . . . the Spanish flu.  Here is a very good article about this pandemic and the cost to the world.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/journal-plague-year-180965222/  

asked in The Tree House by Kitty Smith G2G6 Pilot (471k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

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I have completed several profiles of ancestors who died during this world-wide epidemic. Most were young men and women in their teens. Horrific and very sad.
answered by Bart Triesch G2G6 Pilot (221k points)
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Thanks for posting that article, Kitty. We hd a family member who died in that epidemic, so I read it with interest.
answered by I O G2G6 Pilot (217k points)

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