1918 flu pandemic shut down Clovis

 

March 18, 2020



Myrtle Gurley was the first to die, on Oct. 7, 1918. She left two small children and a husband.

Ten days later, Clovis’ number of influenza deaths had swelled to 23. “This is by no means whatsoever a large death rate, considering the hundreds...



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