Influenza - Public Transportation

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on Sep 27, 2011 3:09 PM
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Photo of a street car conductor in Seattle not allowing passengers to board without a mask during the influenza epidemic in 1918. Given the severe influenza outbreak, mass transit systems were fertile grounds for the disease to spread. Seattle public health officials in particular REQUIRED employees and passengers to wear masks to protect from influenza.
Date & Place: at downtown in Seattle, Washington USA
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Kathy Pinna commented
too bad that they didn't have sanitary wipes, too!
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Daniel Pinna commented
or purell! I can only imagine how scary this influenza epidemic must have been.
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