A Norwegian-American liner arrives with nine cases of suspected Spanish grip, by the evening on woman has died. The health officer had inspected the boat and released it form quarantine, later in the evening the call went to the Brooklyn hospital for assistance. Grip was not a disease that required detention. NYC Health officer Royal Copeland refuses to be alarmed.
Source: "8 Spanish Grip Cases Here, One Victim Dead," New York Tribune, New York, New York, August 14, 1918. Page 12, Column 6.