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July 13, 1918

The hunger among the German population is exacerbating the spread of influenza and causing widespread death. Undernourishment and sickness is reducing industrial output. Captured German soldiers report significant illness in the German army.

Source: "Hunger is Causing Epidemic in Germany," Evening Star, washington, district of Columbia, July 13, 1918. Page 10, Column 6.

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