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Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

...frozen in the bodies of flu victims buried in permafrost. Those victims could possibly be found in Alaska, where "Spanish influenza did to Nome and the Seward Peninsula, what the Black Death did to fourteenth-century Europe," wrote Alfred Crosby...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/alaska-science-forum-villagers-remai
Outdoors
1918 Spanish influenza put the lid on activity in Juneau

...against the spread of the virulent Spanish influenza. The reason for the quarantine...logical time to revisit the Spanish Influenza pandemic. That pandemic was...where to pin the origin of the Spanish influenza, but Spain seemed as good a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060403/nei_fluhistory.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

...Sitka with General Jefferson C. Davis in command. In 1918, Juneau was quarantined to help prevent the spread of Spanish influenza. In 1940, radio station KINY-AM moved into the Decker Building in downtown Juneau. In 1942, the Alaska Highway...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102904/sta_20041029012.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Sitka, with General Jefferson C. Davis in command. In 1918, Juneau was quarantined to help prevent the spread of Spanish influenza. In 1940, radio station KINY-AM moved into the Decker Building in downtown Juneau. In 1942, the Alaska Highway...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102903/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Sitka, with General Jefferson C. Davis in command. In 1918, Juneau was quarantined to help prevent the spread of Spanish influenza. In 1940, radio station KINY-AM moved into the Decker Building in downtown Juneau. In 1942, the Alaska Highway...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102906/sta_20061029030.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Sitka, with General Jefferson C. Davis in command. In 1918, Juneau was quarantined to help prevent the spread of Spanish influenza. In 1940, radio station KINY-AM moved into the Decker Building in downtown Juneau. In 1942, the Alaska Highway...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102907/sta_20071029014.shtml
News
Fictionalized account of the Black Plague masterfully told

...and priests would not come to hear their confessions, Tuchman notes. As in Alaska's remote villages during the Spanish influenza outbreak of 1919, often there were not enough able-bodied residents to bury the dead. One cannot avoid hearing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011804/boo_plague.shtml
Books
Tragedy at Sea

...The shipwreck competed for headlines with world events, including World War I battles such as Verdun and the Spanish influenza epidemic. Many bodies were never recovered. In August 1920, the Sophia returned to the pages of the Empire as...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060803/sta_sophia.shtml
News
Showtime in SE Alaska

...Alaska. The business was taking root finally, and over the next 10 years Gross weathered World War I and the deadly Spanish Influenza, an epidemic that spread throughout the nation and that required the closure of all public gathering places for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122002/nei_grossak.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

...Sitka, with Gen. Jefferson C. Davis in command. ? In 1918, Juneau was quarantined to help prevent the spread of Spanish influenza. ? In 1940, radio station KINY-AM moved into the Decker Building in downtown Juneau. ? In 1942, the Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102908/sta_349546567.shtml

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