• coronavirus May 29, 2020 11:50 am

    Photos Show How DC Faced the 1918 Flu Pandemic

    As D.C. residents grapple with nearly a month of self-isolation due to the coronavirus, looking back to the past can provide some much-needed perspective. In 1918, an outbreak of an influenza virus commonly known as the Spanish flu epidemic began rapidly spreading across the globe. The first known infections in Washington, D.C., were reported at the end of August 1918,...
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