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A Doctor Spraying the Throat of His Patient in an Attempt to Prevent Influenza

During the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic

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A picture of a doctor spraying a soldier's throat in an attempt to prevent influenza.

Preventive treatment against influenza, spraying throat. A.R.C. (American Red Cross). Love Field, Texas. (November 6, 1918)

Picture courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine.
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