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Picture of the Day: October 25

6/12/2006 • Picture of the Day


Influenza 1918

Personnel attend to flu victims at an emergency hospital in Brookline, Massachusetts. By 1918 open-air treatment had already proved effective in reducing the death rate from tuberculosis, and flu sufferers were advised to get as much fresh air as possible.

Photo: Library of Congress

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