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December 22, 1918

Dr Woodward describes how the Spanish Influenza invaded the US at Boston in the late summer to a meeting of physicians in New York. President Wilson describes his vision of an “organized moral force” when receiving an honorary degree from the University of Paris. The Toronto police strike comes to an end.

Source: “Influenza Began in Boston,” Evening Star, Washington, District of Columbia, December 22, 1918. Page 1, Column 2.

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