1918 Spanish Flu

Beds with patients in an emergency hospital in Camp Funston, Kansas, in the midst of the influenza epidemic.

1918 is the year originally famous for the culmination of what was supposed to be the ‘The War to end all wars’. It was also a year reminiscent of the medieval Europe and Black Death. As the war-machine ground to a halt, the Spanish flu started ravaging the young adult population globally.