While a few positive tests have been recorded in rural Alaska, infections have been mostly concentrated in more urban parts of the state.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended every person across the country wash their hands regularly throughout the day to prevent the spread of germs. Some in rural Alaska, without running water, are left asking: How? “That’s easier said than done,” said Frank Oxereok Jr., the mayor of Wales, a small coastal community with a…
Newspaper articles paint a gloomy and eerily familiar picture of Juneau during the 1918 flu pandemic: stories of schools shutting down, businesses closing and mandatory self-quarantines.
The revival of the virus responsible for the 1918 Spanish flu, the killer of millions of people, was the end of a long journey for Johan Hultin.