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The Spanish Flu Led to America's Deadliest Month Ever

The Spanish Flu Led to America's Deadliest Month Ever | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
More Americans died of the Spanish flu than in all the wars of the 20th century combined.
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a month deadlier than a month in a world war....

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Spanish Flu - Symptoms, How It Began & Ended

Spanish Flu - Symptoms, How It Began & Ended | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, the deadliest in history, infected an estimated 500 million people worldwide—about one-third of the planet’s population—and killed an estimated 20 million to 50 million victims, including some 675,000 Americans.
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a beginning - and an end....

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How U.S. Cities Tried to Halt the Spread of the 1918 Spanish Flu

Lacking a vaccine or even a known cause of the outbreak, mayors and city health officials were left to improvise. Should they close schools and ban all public gatherings? Should they require every citizen to wear a gauze face mask? Or would shutting down important financial centers in wartime be unpatriotic?
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I am going to share 6 articles - sounds like 2020 is destined to be next in the series...

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Amid 1918 Flu Pandemic, America Struggled to Bury the Dead

Undertakers, gravediggers and casket makers couldn’t keep up with history’s deadliest pandemic.
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dealing with the reality of bodies....

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Why the Second Wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu Was So Deadly

The first strain of the Spanish Flu wasn’t particularly deadly. Then it came back in the fall with a vengeance.
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round 2 - worse....

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