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'100 deaths per day'.
The influenza, or flu, pandemic of 1918 was one of the deadliest outbreaks in history. It struck in the fall of that year, as World War I was coming to an end, and hit crowded military bases especially hard. Below is an excerpt from a letter written by a doctor at Camp Devens, a military base near Boston. Read it along with the Times Past feature in this issue of Upfront. Then answer the guestions that follow, citing evidence from the texts to support your responses.
A Letter From Comp...
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