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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

The global Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 killed between 50 and 100 million people worldwide, far more than the 21 million killed in the much more…

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Mercy Hospital - 100 Years of Mercy Hospital

… city's history, the pandemic known as the Spanish Influenza. This emergency, along with limited proper hospital facilities in the Portland area…

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Mercy Hospital - Portland Hospitals Before Mercy

None of these facilities, however, proved sufficient to cope with the great Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919.

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Mercy Hospital - Founding of Mercy

Known at the time as the Spanish Influenza, the pandemic of 1918-1919 claimed millions of lives worldwide.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

… for saving many lives in Northeast Harbor in the influenza outbreak during the First World War. Mr. Totten owned a china shop.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

… first Europeans brought epidemic diseases such as influenza, smallpox, and diphtheria. These contagions swept through native societies in waves…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

The influenza epidemic of 1919 closed schools for weeks. Contagious diseases such as measles, mumps and chicken pox were also rampant.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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