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This image displays various scenes in Christchurch during the 1918 influenza epidemic. It shows Boy Scouts delivering food to the homes of sick people and a volunteer being driven to visit a patient in a motorcycle sidecar. The central image is of a tram that has been converted to a flu-prevention centre. People came to be sprayed with a solution of zinc sulfate which was believed to kill the flu.
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Christchurch City Libraries
Reference: PhotoCD 6, IMG0094
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