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How Spanish Flu 1918-20 Affected My Family – As Recorded in my Grandfather’s Journal

One hundred years ago, about this time of year, the 1918-20 Spanish Flu pandemic was finally winding down. It came in waves, was highly infectious and had a high fatality rate. Canada wasn’t spared. As noted on a Government of Canada website: “The virulent Spanish flu, a devastating and previously unknown form of influenza, struck …

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