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August 25, 1918

The Associated Press reports that the theories that the influenza attack only the underfed are wrong. At an 'Irish Port' well-fed American crow and troops are sick, and assignments have been effected. Physicians are recommending four to seven days of bed rest. Ukrainian hatred of Germans is inextinguishable as the fight to control the wheat from the steppes intensifies.

Source: "Strange Influenza Attacks Even Those Who Are Well," Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, August 25, 1918. Page 13, Column 5.

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