It was a century ago, but history’s lessons from 1918 seem familiar today as the Coastal Empire shelters in place to avoid contact with... Hundreds in Savannah died during 1918 flu pandemic

It was a century ago, but history’s lessons from 1918 seem familiar today as the Coastal Empire shelters in place to avoid contact with a deadly virus. October was the cruelest month. During those 31 days, the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic stormed through Savannah, killing 114 people and leaving a swath of despair and a sense of desperation in its wake.

Read the full article:
Savannah Morning News 


Sign up for our free email alerts and follow us on Facebook and on Twitter @gahealthnews.
Help us fulfill our nonprofit mission with a tax-deductible donation!

Savannah Morning News

No comments so far.

Be first to leave comment below.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please leave these two fields as-is:

Help us pursue our nonprofit mission with a tax-deductible donation.

Credit Cards

EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS
Donations Welcome

Donate Icon