SPANISH FLU FACTS

Total flu deaths 1918-1919: 40 to 100 million

U.S. flu deaths: 675,000 (in less than 6 months)

Flu deaths in Philadelphia in October 1918: 10,959

U.S. Military deaths due to influenza: 43,000
(out of ~100,000 U.S. Troop casualties during W.W.I.)

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