The 1918 Flu Epidemic Kills Thousands in New England

As World War I raged in Europe, New Englanders died at home from a foe more deadly than bullets: the 1918 flu epidemic. The granddaddy of infectious disease epidemics, it killed as many as 100 million people and striking young adults hardest. It could have killed as many as 10 percent of all young adults … Continue reading The 1918 Flu Epidemic Kills Thousands in New England