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July 28, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1918-07-28/ed-1/seq-44/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=4&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=37

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1918-07-28/ed-1/seq-44/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=4&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=37

The Army Medical Department is presented with a series of inventions including a screen to segregate influenza infected troops from the healthy in the camps. Other inventions include a sugar dispenser that reduces consumption by 20%, and a hypodermic needle capable of administering 20 shots. 

Source: "Economy Sugar Bowl," The Sunday Star, Washington, District of Columbia, July 28, 1918. Page 44, Column 5.

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