Spanish flu epidemic raged 100 years ago

This video comes courtesy of the Cecil County Public Library, where the talk was given.

 

More than 100 years ago, the Spanish flu epidemic struck worldwide, leaving millions dead. Even the small towns of Maryland and Delaware were impacted by deaths and quarantine efforts. This talk provides an overview of the fight against the flu on the homefront during World War I.

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