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June 17, 1918

There is a serious outbreak of influenza in Berlin, Germany. Publication of the numbers is forbidden. In Venezuela journalists are being thrown in jail at the encouragement of the Germans.

Source: "Influenza Breaks Out Seriously in Berlin," Harrisburg Telegraph, June 17, 1918. Page 8, Column 2.

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