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May 30

1920 Influenza Pandemic in Kansas

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog on May 30, 2020 at 1:46 PM by Bill Sowers

https://cdm16884.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p16884coll1/id/1711/rec/1Schools, public gatherings, religious services cancelled. People urged to stay at home, wash hands, avoid hand-to-face contact. Health workers overwhelmed by thousands of stricken people. Sound familiar? Well, this was the state of things in 1920 during an influenza pandemic that spread across the world. Read the article and accompanying reports of Kansas newspapers as this deadly disease spread across the state one hundred years ago. All available at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library...

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