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April 12, 1918

The Army reports that the health of the troops at home is satisfactory, even as the deaths during the week rise to 290 from 237. Mumps and influenza are the chief illnesses, with pneumonia resulting from both. The income tax has raised more than the $2.5B projected. International bridges between Mexico and the U.S. will be closed 4 days a week.

Source: "Health of Army at Home Declared Satisfactory," Daily Missoulan, April 12, 1918. Page 2, Column 5. 

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