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Flu victim being escorted to the hospital by police.

One of the main entry points for the 1918 Spanish influenza outbreak to Philadelphia were sailors from overseas returning home through the U.S. Navy's shipyard in Philadelphia.

A Liberty Loan parade and rally to raise money for World War I down Broad Street on Sept. 28, 1918 helped spread flu from sailors to the general population of Philadelphia.
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