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October 19, 1918

The Chattanooga, TN health department is sending a second health officer to the front. More than 300 hundred residents of the city have the flu. General Pershing is now commanding an army of 2 million. Mrs Finney Carter has had to resign her duties at Camp Oglethorpe after coming down with influenza.

Source: "Influenza in Subiurbs," The Chattanooga News, Chattanooga, Tennessee, October 19, 1918. Page 6, Column 3.

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