The Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918 infected a quarter of the U.S. population. Small choices made the difference between life and death.
Wilmer Krusen, Philadelphia’s health commissioner, allowed a huge parade to take place. In the following days the bodies piled up in the city’s morgues and 12,000 people died.
In St. Louis, a public-health commissioner Max Starkloff shut the city down. He closed...
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