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November 18, 1918

The Census estimates that twice as many people have died from influenza than from bullets or accident in the Great War. An election in Germany is set for January. The lack of sacks is creating a coal shortage in Nome, Alaska.

Source: “Flu Kills More Than Bullets,” The Daily Alaskan, Skagway, Alaska, November 18, 1918. Page 1, Column 3.

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