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North Carolina and the "Blue Death": The flu epidemic of 1918
The influenza epidemic of 1918–1919 proved deadlier to North Carolinians than the Great War itself. This article describes the effects of the epidemic and how public health officials tried to stop it. Provided by UNC Libraries / Southern Historical Collection.Harry McKown, "October 1918 -- North Carolina and the 'Blue Death'," This Month in North Carolina History, October 2008.