Yakima woman remembers Spanish flu of 1918, compares outbreak to coronavirus

Mar 26, 2020 coronavirus vs flu
Yakima woman remembers Spanish flu of 1918, compares outbreak to coronavirus 1

Former Seattle resident Fritzi Bryant lives in an assisted living facility in Yakima. She’s one of Washington state’s oldest residents and one of the few still alive who remembers the Spanish flu of 1918. Like the coronavirus, the Spanish flu was a global pandemic. At least 50 million people died from it between 1918 and 1919.

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