Medicine: Influenza Pandemic

"The March of Influenza" is what Nature calls the pandemic which, first evident in the U. S. (TIME, Dec. 12 et seq.). has spread over Europe. Between the continents it hit the Cameronia, put 500 passengers to berth, killed none. Off England last week the entire crew of a fishing smack caught the disease, but kept to sea until they exhausted their rum & quinine. French battleships Paris and Jean Bart reported most of their personnel disabled.

Great Britain had suffered most up to last week. Mrs. Kate Meyrick, 60, night club...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!