What Coronavirus Means for Christmas

What Coronavirus Means for Christmas

In 1918 the Spanish Flu pandemic hit in three waves – once in the spring, then again in the fall and once again in the new year of 1919. The second wave of the flu was the most deadly, killing more than 195,000 people during that stage of the event. In Western New York State a young mother of two came down with the flu in early November. Her flu morphed into pneumonia, a common part of the Spanish flu sweeping the globe that ultimately infected 55 million people. She was my great-grandmother. Her passing changed the course of ourRead more