Disease Control I—A Forgotten Hero: The Governor of American Samoa During the 1918 Epidemic
October 03, 2014, 09:22 PM
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Over at West Hunter, Greg Cochran explains the politics behind why during the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic, West Samoa under British administration had a 20-25% death rate, while American Samoa under the governorship of retired U.S. Navy officer John Martin Poyer had zero fatalities.