Public Health in Pictures: 1918, Outbreak of The Spanish Flu (National Geographic)

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Under siege by the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, nurses in Lawrence, Massachusetts, treat patients in an outdoor hospital. Canvas tents kept the sick separated and less likely to spread the deadly virus.

Photograph by Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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