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How a flu virus shut down the US economy in 1872

In 1872 the U.S. economy was developing as the youthful country industrialized and extended toward the west. At that point in the fall, an abrupt stun deadened social and monetary life. It was an energy emergency of sorts, yet not a lack of petroleum derivatives. Or maybe, the reason was an infection that spread among … Continue reading How a flu virus shut down the US economy in 1872


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