The 1918 Flu Pandemic at Clemson

The 1918 Flu Pandemic at Clemson

In October 1918, the South Carolina State Board of Health in ordered all educational institutions closed until further notice. A dangerous strain of influenza, sometimes referred to as the Spanish Flu, was spreading through military encampments and bases, into the general population, and overseas with the American troops. When followed by pneumonia it particularly was(…)