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September 29, 1918

Congress appropriated $1M for munitions against influenza. The Red Cross has deployed its home defense nurses to the military camps, hospitals and shipbuilding plants to wage a sharp campaign aghast the scourge. The Massachusetts Health Director has asked for 500 physicians and 1000 nurses. The Senate has stopped a vote on the suffrage amendment.

Source: “Nurses Mobilized to Fight Influenza,” The Washington Times, Washington, District of Columbia, September 29, 1918. Page 4, Column 2.

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