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A Cartoon That Shows a Mask as a Countermeasure

During the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic


A picture of a cartoon that portrays a mask as a countermeasure to the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.

Cartoon by E. Verdier, published as cover art for the "Ukmyh Kipzy Puern," the magazine of the U.S Naval Cable Censor Office. The cartoon, and the face mask drawn in upper right, may reflect countermeasures against the 1918-19 influenza epidemic.

Picture courtesy the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.
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