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Indian Grave on Windiandy Flats Muskeg River [Alberta] A Victim of the Flu in the Autumn of 1918
The influenza virus was just as effective as the soldier’s bullet in killing without discrimination. Although less virulent, the epidemic continued into the 1920s killing eventually over 50,000 Canadians.

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Photographer: O.S. Finnie

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