Valor Roll: American Newsies in the Great War and the Flu Pandemic
by Vincent DiGirolamo
Newsies were a critical labor force in the early 20th century, connecting Americans to information. The author of a history of Newsies shows that their service drew praise in the First World War but suspicion in the ensuing influenza pandemic.
Human Tissue Preserved since World War I Yields New Clues about 1918 Pandemic
"The partial genomes hold some tantalizing clues that the infamous flu strain may have adapted to humans between the pandemic’s first and second waves."
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