Poorly prepared New Mexico suffered greatly in 1918 pandemic

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Poorly prepared New Mexico suffered greatly in 1918 pandemic

On Oct. 11, 1918, first lady Edith Wilson, center, and President Woodrow Wilson, left, arrive in New York to take part in the Liberty Day Parade. Woodrow Wilson was more focused on the end of World War I than a flu virus that was making its way around the globe, ultimately sickening hundreds of thousands of Americans, including him.

Poorly prepared New Mexico suffered greatly in 1918 pandemic

On Oct. 11, 1918, first lady Edith Wilson, center, and President Woodrow Wilson, left, arrive in New York to take part in the Liberty Day Parade. Woodrow Wilson was more focused on the end of World War I than a flu virus that was making its way around the globe, ultimately sickening hundreds of thousands of Americans, including him.
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