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May 11, 1918

The Pennsylvania State Health Department reports that typhoid deaths are a record low. The largest number of deaths in February are from pneumonia, just one death from smallpox, 70 suicides and 163 from railway injuries. A monster liberty bonds parade is being organized to include school children in Harrisburg, PA.

Source: "Low Record in Typhoid Cases," Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, May 11, 1918. Page 13, Column 6.

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