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August 26, 1918

New Yorkers are refusing to get excited about reports at the port of Spanish Influenza. Health officials have been pre-warned and a wartime vigilance suggest no one should worry. The American Red Cross is calling for more newspapers to be sent to the injured troops in Europe.

Source: "Men and Women Civilians To Be Used As Police," Albuquerque Morning Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 26, 1918. Page 5, Column 4.

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