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September 24, 1918

Seattle, WA health authorities will inspect every sailor entering the port per the shipping board. There are no influenza cases in the city. Sixty-nine people died in Sweden overnight, and more than 100 have died in Boston. Seattle Mayor Hanson is appointing a commission to investigate the rent profiteering allegations.

Source: “Shipyard Men Watched for Spanish ‘Flu’,” Seattle Star, Seattle, Washington, September 24, 1918. Page 1, Column 3.

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