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Influenza Encyclopedia

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The author reviews the progression of pandemic influenza at Camp Devens, and concludes “that the epidemic hit Camp Devens at a time when it was unexpected. The attack was unheralded from any source and there were no precedents to guide in its management. From the start more emphasis was placed upon early recognition and hospitalization, and every case was looked upon and treated as a potential pneumonia.”

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