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September 29, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026749/1918-09-29/ed-1/seq-4/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=INFLUENZA+Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=12&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=115

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026749/1918-09-29/ed-1/seq-4/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=INFLUENZA+Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=12&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=115

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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