Monday, April 6, 2020

The Spanish Flu of 1918 in Ottawa & Kitchissippi and the parallels to COVID-19

The new issue of the Kitchissippi Times just came out, and with so much changing in our lives with COVID-19, I decided last minute to switch gears on my article this month, and write about something virus related. The most relatable story might be the Spanish Flu of 1918. Though Covid is not the flu, there are an incredible number of similarities with how sudden and devastating it was. In the article I write about how it appeared, how it affected Ottawa in general, and of course a specific look at what happened in Kitchissippi with it. Please have a read at:

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