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Spanish Influenza: The Untenable Enemy (The Epidemic of 1918-1921)


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Abstract:
The influenza epidemic of 1918-1921 killed millions worldwide. In Carteret County many fell sick, and 450 died. County ordinances forbade social gatherings to stop the disease's spread. Schools and churches closed, as did the local movie theater. Most victims survived through the heroic efforts of nurses, doctors, including Duncan, Lofton, Siske, Swindell, and Royal, and community volunteers.
Source:
The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 13 Issue 1-4, 1997, p4-7, il
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5607