Symptomatology of the Influenza Epidemic, 1918

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Title

Symptomatology of the Influenza Epidemic, 1918

Description

In March 1918, influenza outbreaks occurred in Army training camps scattered throughout the U.S. Signs and symptoms ranged from typical flu-like symptoms we know today such as fever and headaches, to cyanosis - a skin discoloration that results from a lack of oxygen - which occurred in severe cases.

Source

National Museum of Health and Medicine Reeve 003216

Citation

“Symptomatology of the Influenza Epidemic, 1918,” CDC Museum Digital Exhibits, accessed June 23, 2024, http://www.cdcmuseum.org/items/show/879.