A City Mourns and Moves On: Part 3 of “Pandemic in Seattle”

What happened when a second wave of severe influenza came through Seattle on the heels of a war victory? We present the third installment of a 4-part comic strip commemorating the centennial of the 1918 influenza pandemic. Stay tuned in to the Public Health Insider to see the final chapter!

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This comic strip series, illustrated by David Lasky and written by Meredith Li-Vollmer, commemorates the centennial of the Great Pandemic of 1918 and celebrates the 10th Anniversary of our original comic book, No Ordinary Flu. To order copies of No Ordinary Flu (available in multiple languages) and for more on pandemic flu, including what schools, businesses, and individuals can do to be ready for a severe pandemic: https://kingcounty.gov/health/pandemicflu

Spanish: Una Ciudad en Luto Sale Adelante

Read all of “Pandemic in Seattle”

Part One: Seattle a Century Ago – Backdrop for a Pandemic

Part Two: Seattle Faces a Pandemic

Part Four: What Would a Pandemic Look Like Now?

Originally published on September 19, 2018.

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