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December 2, 1918

The Evening Current (Carlsbad, NM) contends that anyone doubting the need for a state health department should only look to the inability to quantify and address the influenza epidemic. Additionally more than 2000 children under the age of 5 died form preventable deaths in the last year. The Bolshevik government has invaded the Norwegian embassy to take away secrets, and a plot to restore the Kaiser in Germany has been uncovered.

Source: “Probably we will never know . . . ,” Evening Current, Carlsbad, New Mexico, December 2, 1918. Page 1, Column 1.

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