Influenza pandemic of 1918



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  • Title Influenza pandemic of 1918
  • Coverage 1918–1919
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  • Keywords infected approximately one-fourth of the population of the United States and killed an estimated 675,000, twice as many military personnel worldwide who died on all fronts during World War I, conversion of three buildings at the University of South Carolina into emergency hospitals, Charleston’s Board of Health banned assemblies of more than five people, helped guide South Carolina toward a future of improved sanitation, increased public health care, and social awareness
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date September 26, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 5, 2022
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