Baliwag News Service

Spanish Flu sa Bulacan noong 1918


One hundred two years ago, a divided world failed to see that a virus will kill people more than the casualties of the first world war. In the Philippines, under the American regime, thousands had become ill of what they thought was just an ordinary case of trancaso. With America grappling to find a cure for its army, the Filipinos asserted to take over the Health Office, the first ever office to have a Filipino-designated head during that time. Unlike the Spanish Flu that targeted teenagers and young adults, Covid19 X the elderlies and those with underlying conditions or co morbidities.