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Pandemic shook the capital city

The 1918 world flu outbreak brought suffering and death to central Illinois

The 1918 influenza outbreak stalled the country, and the Springfield area was not immune. One hundred two years ago, the United States was dragged into a global influenza epidemic called “one of the worst natural disasters in history.”

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