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Vandergrift 1918 Flu Pandemic Program

Date September 12 @ 6:00 pm
Location Vandergrift Public Library
128 C Washington Avenue
Vandergrift, PA 15690 United States
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One hundred years ago, the 1918 Influenza Pandemic affected the entire world. While the true number of deaths is unknowable, the most commonly accepted estimates range between 20-50 million victims.  Of the 231,000 residents of Westmoreland County at that time, over 41,000 were infected with approximately 1,750 estimated deaths.

Join Dr. Thomas Soltis from Westmoreland County Community College as he explores the arrival, spread, and impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Westmoreland County.

 

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Date:
September 12
Time:
6:00 pm
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Venue

Vandergrift Public Library
128 C Washington Avenue
Vandergrift, PA 15690 United States
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Phone:
724-568-2212
Website:
www.vandergriftpubliclibrary.org
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