A Visit From The Spanish Lady: North Central Nevada and the Great Spanish Flue Epidemic: 1918-1919 – Part I: 1918 by Phillip I. Earl
In the spring of 1918, some six months after the arrival of American troops in France, reports of an influenza outbreak of epidemic proportions began to circulate in the American Press. Abruptly beginning with chills, aches and fatigue along with a temperature of 104 along with a cough would usually set in. Railroad personnel and towns along the railroad corridors contributed to the thousands who would lose their lives during this epidemic.
Annual Index, 1998