You are on page 1of 2

Spe

cial
Em
Edit ergenc
DAILY NEWS September 1918 Issue No. Seventeen 5 cents
INF
ion y
O
Y O U R M AT I
NEE ON
KNO D TO
W

“All public meeting


spaces and gatherings,
Deadly Pestilence Spreads including schools and
churches are hereby

Worldwide closed to stifle the


spread of disease”

THE DREADED SPANISH FLU


REACHES PANDEMIC
PROPORTIONS

MILLIONS REPORTED DEAD


All over the world, millions of
people are being hospitalized and dying.
There is no cure in sight, many have
been claimed by this deadly pestilence

Hospitals have been established in all major cities in the nation

DISEASE HAS SPREAD


To remote locales such as Alaska and the
Pacific Islands. Native Americans are as well as
Eskimos at an alarming rate. The disease is
afflicting all continents on the globe. The
influenza has spread all over the world.

civilians in makeshift hospitals

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY


Several sanitation measures can be taken The epidemic has
to help ensure the protection and health of claimed more lives
your and your family. Be sure to take any than the Great World
afflicted to the local hospital in your city. War. The enemy is
now biological
DAILY NEWS ! PAGE 2

Left - a makeshift Influenza hospital

Above - Two nurses attending to a sick child

MILLIONS REPORTED DEAD WORLDWIDE PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY


This foul disease has gripped our There are some steps and precautions
nation as well as the global community. In a that can be taken to ensure the health and “We don’t know
very short amount of time, only the past protection of you and your family. Avoid where this plague
few months, the young and strong have spitting on sidewalks, that is an offense that has stemmed from,
been targeted. This is unlike any other form could lead to arrest, use the handkerchief to
nor how to cure it.
of influenza, which usually targets the avoid infecting others. Be sure to don a
weak, juvenile and elderly. protective mask as well.
We must simply
hope, pray and try
PUBLIC GATHERINGS HAVE BEEN BANNED Be sure to bring any infected person to your to be careful and
Many public gatherings, including local hospital where they can be properly sanitary.”
church meetings and schools have been cared for and attended to.
banned to attempt to stifle the spread of
disease. In fact, many of these
establishments have been converted to
makeshift hospitals

DISEASE VICTIMS LOCATED ALL OVER GLOBE


This pandemic is far reaching and
s p r e a d i n g. I t h a s r av a g e d I n d i a n
reservations, killed mass amounts of
Eskimos and Pacific Islanders. The death
toll in North America and Europe is very
high, the disease has killed millions in all
counties on these continents.