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1918 Flu Pandemic: Background

Last Updated: Nov 1, 2023 4:18 PM


St. Louis Red Cross Motor Corps on duty Oct. 1918 Influenza epidemic

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1918 Flu Pandemic

A Red Cross announcement in the Oct. 22, 1918, edition of the San Francisco Examiner says, “The man or woman or child who will not wear a mask is now a dangerous slacker.” (Image via