Photo Credits

Most photos used on this site are public domain provided by CDC (http://phil.cdc.gov/Phil/d)
   
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  Researcher in Influenza Branch of CDC, credit: CDC/ Taronna Maines
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  1918 Spanish Flu, credit: CDC/ Dr. Terrence Tumpey/ Cynthia Goldsmith
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  H5NI Viron, credit: CDC/ Cynthia Goldsmith/ Jackie Katz
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  Researcher studying re-construction of 1918 Spanish Flu, credit CDC
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  Masked medical personnel giving treatment to an influenza patient, circa autumn 1918. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph
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  Report on staffing crisis at military depot in Philadelphia, October 8, 1918. Office of the Quartermaster General. The flu was highly contagious and spread rapidly, as documented in a military report notifying the Office Quartermaster General in Washington D.C., of a staffing crisis. The report notes 11 officers and 1,489 employees "absent today," with the situation not improving. Record held at: National Archives-Mid Atlantic Region (Philadelphia). Record Group 92.