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August 16, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025121/1918-08-16/ed-1/seq-7/

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025121/1918-08-16/ed-1/seq-7/

Influenza has taken hold in Hawaii in the month of July, influenza and pneumonia have killed more people than tuberculosis. The city is considering consolidating the city physician role and the emergency room surgeon. The Bolsheviki are rumored to be evacuating Moscow.

Source: "Influenza Cause of Most Deaths," Hawaii Gazette, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 16, 1918. Page 7, Column 7. 

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