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September 25, 1918

Influenza is rampant in Newark, DE, there are fifty cases and five deaths. Schools and movie theaters are closed by order of the health department. The local Red Cross continues to collect relief supplies for the Belgians. The officer training corps continues to enroll men at Delaware College.

Source: “Influenza Rampant Here,” Newark Post, Newark, Delaware, September 25, 1918. Page 1, Column 3.

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