MEDIA
Influenza Ward at Walter Reed Hospital
Original Author: Harris & Ewing, photographer
Created: November 1, 1918
Medium: Photographic print

Influenza Ward at Walter Reed Hospital

A masked nurse at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C., takes the pulse of a patient suffering from influenza during the pandemic of 1918–1919. Patients in beds are lined up in a screened-in gallery, separated by sheets.

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