Thursday, September 27, 2018

Spanish Flu in Robeson, Bladen Counties, 1918

“Influenza in Robeson,” from The Robesonian, Lumberton, N.C., Sept., 26, 1918

6 Cases Reported to County Health Officer, 4 of Them in Lumberton—Said to be Several Hundred Cases in Bladen
Six cases of Spanish influenza or “grippe,” have been reported to Dr. W.A. McPhaul, county health officer. Four of these cases are in Lumberton and the other two in the county. Dr. McPhaul says he is keeping close watch on the situation.
There are several hundred cases in Bladen county, according to reports reaching McPhaul.

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