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"A Situation as Grave as the Presbyterian Hospital Has Ever Faced": The Spanish Flu in New York, 1918-19

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How did New York City’s hospitals deal with the worldwide influenza pandemic of 1918, the so-called “Spanish flu”?  Some idea of how they were affected can be found in the annual reports of Presbyterian Hospital, which had been the main clinical partner of Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons since 1911.