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September 14, 1918

Surgeon General Blue's telegraphic survey uncovers how widespread influenza is among the armed forces: a sharp outbreak in Mobile, Alabama some four weeks ago, simultaneously in Newport News, Virginia a steamer arrived with an entire crew prostrate, and at Philadelphia, Boston and New York many recent reports. The outbreak is characterized by rapid onset.

Source: "spanish Influenza in United States," The Ogden Standard, Ogden, Utah, September 14, 1918. Page 15, Column 7.

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