Navy, Marines Struggled With 1918 Influenza Pandemic

As the 1918 flu pandemic raged, Navy doctors preached that the rawest recruits and most senior flag officers needed to wash their hands often and to isolate the sick from the healthy, medical historians told USNI News. Despite its best efforts, Navy medicine had mixed success containing the epidemic, the service’s reports from the time … Continue reading Navy, Marines Struggled With 1918 Influenza Pandemic