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The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 & 1919 in the Finger Lakes .::. Our Finger Lakes History

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and 1919 killed millions of people worldwide and had a big impact on life in the Finger Lakes region. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable describes the local impact through newspaper headlines and public records to demonstrate how day to day life for area residents came to a halt and shares some staggering numbers of lives lost in every local community.

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