Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Walter Reed Hospital flu ward." One of the very few images in Washington-area photo archives documenting the influenza contagion of 1918-1919, which killed over 500,000 Americans and tens of millions around the globe. Harris & Ewing glass negative.
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The Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 sickened an estimated third of the world's population.
Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in World War 1 History: Mar 11, 1918 First cases reported in deadly influenza epidemic
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The spread of Spanish Influenza in 1918 caused the death of more than 30 million victims. This epidemic killed more people than the black plague which killed between a third and a half of the European population between 1350 and 1370.