During 1918 Bird Flu epidemic known as Spanish flu, “feisty” Newark, New Jersey Mayor Charles P. Gillen refused to close his city’s saloons completely as per State of New Jersey’s orders | Impeach Obama, McCain and Boehner Today

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1918 Pandemic (H1N1 virus) [Bird flu],” cdc.gov “The 1918 influenza pandemicwas caused by an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. Although there is not universal consensus regarding where the virus originated, it spread worldwide during 1918-1919. In the United States, it was first identified in military personnelin spring 1918…. Mortality was high in people younger than 5 years old, 20-40 years old, and 65 years and older. The high mortality in healthy people, including those in the 20-40 year age group, was a unique feature of this pandemic.”…”Complicating matters was the fact that World War I had left parts of America with a shortage of physicians and other health workers. And of the available medical personnel in the U.S., many came down with the flu themselves.” [subhead, “Fighting the Spanish flu“]

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