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December 9, 1918

The Oklahoma City Health Commissioner has issued 10 commandments for avoiding the spanish flu, number one is using a handkerchief. The German premier asks for more troops to defend Berlin against the radical Spartacus movement.

Source: “Here Are ‘Ten Commandments’ for Avoiding the Influenza,” The Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma city, Oklahoma, December 9, 1918. Page 1, Column 6.

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