Influenza: notes from the past

I don’t know if this will make you feel better or worse or nothing. But here is some of the news that I have found regarding the 1918 influenza outbreak. I will eventually track down how many people in Ann Arbor died but I just can’t right now.

Oct. 18: all public places being closed

1,078 Cases Of Influenza Is Day's Record image

Oct. 17: The schools closed

Close School Till Epidemic Is Conquered image

Oct. 18:

Four Deaths In City From Spanish Flu image

Oct. 19: Theaters close

Theaters Are Closed During Flu Epidemic image

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