A doctor innoculates Major Peters of Boston against the Spanish Influenza virus during the epidemic, c. 1918.
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The sign reads 'Keep Your Bed Room Windows Open! Prevent influenza, pneumonia, tuberculosis' and refers to the deadly 'Spanish Flu' pandemic that swept the globe; international mortality statistics estimate that it resulted in between...More
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A New York city street sweeper wears a mask to help check the spread of the influenza epidemic, October 1918. In the view of one official of the New York Health Board, it is 'Better be ridiculous, than dead'.
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As protection against the influenza virus, men are seen gargling with salt and water after a day spent working in the War Garden at Camp Dix, New Jersey, September 1918. This was a preventative measure against the influenza epidemic...More
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A nurse at the Corey Hill Hospital refills a water pitcher while wearing a protective mask to protect herself from the influenza epidemic, Brookline, Massachusetts, September 13, 1918. A special camp has been set up there for the Army...More
The use of a facemask by Red Cross personnel in the United States helps decrease the spread of the disease, circa 1918.
Seattle policemen wearing protective gauze face masks during influenza epidemic of 1918 which claimed millions of lives worldwide
Chicago, Illinois- Inspecting Chicago street cleaners for Spanish influenza. Officials are wearing gauze masks.
Virus H1N1, Responsible For The Deadly Pandemy Of Spanish Flu In 1918 Tem. In 2005, Dr Terrence Tumpey National Center For Infectious Diseases, Cdc Succeded In Rebuilding This Virus From An Avian Influenza Transmissible Between Human...More
France, 2-11-1918, World War I, On the Canadian front, Chinese workers celebrate Chinese New Year with a joyous procession around the camp.