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Originally published in The Seattle Sunday Times, February 16, 1919

Observations in Army and in mining camps show chief source of contamination is mess kit.

“Watch your dish washing and avoid the influenza!”

A system of washing dishes that will employ complete sterilization is probably the most effective way of preventing the spread of influenza, according to Dr. Ira. C. Brown, medical inspector of the city schools, who bases his opinion on personal experiences in fighting the disease at the Black Diamond and Franklin mines and also on the reports of officers of the United States Army Medical Corps. (more…)

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