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By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

The 1918-1919 Flu killed millions

 

March 12, 2020

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Ad from a Brewton newspaper during the height of the 1918-1919 Flu Pandemic. Lagrip was another term for the flu.

For those who think history boring, or not worth teaching or studying perhaps they should take a look at history's lessons when it comes to the growing pandemic known as the Corona virus, also known as Covid-19. As horrible as the potential outcomes may be, the lessons of another pandemic 100 years ago may offer lessons which could prevent, or at least slow transmissions.

By November 1918 World War I was at an end. As many a war-weary family prepared to welcome their soldier home, a new invasion was waiting to unleash its torrents upon the nation. In the early days of the invasion of the 1...



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