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“Toto, we are not in Kansas anymore.” The origins of the Spanish Flu Pandemic and the Great War.

There is no decisive conclusion as to where the devastating Spanish Flu pandemic that killed from 20+ to 50 million people worldwide originated, but the preponderance of evidence points to Kansas, yes- Dorothy. The first recorded cases were at U.S. Army training camp, Ft. Funston, Kansas on March 11, 1918. In fact, it is believed …