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Get Outta Town: Sit on your couch while isolated and learn about another devastating pandemic

The Spanish Flu of 1918 and the ties to Haskell County, Kansas

Camp Funston, Kansas, was the first Army camp hit by the Spanish Flu. At one point it had over 1,100 patients hospitalized, with thousands of others also seeking treatment for the virus.

Courtesy of U.S. Army
Courtesy of U.S. Department of Agriculture

Haskell County, Kansas, didn’t look like much, even in 1941 when tis photo was taken, but it may have been the birthplace of one of the deadliest epidemics Earth has ever seen.