The Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War, Vol. 9, p.92

Two bar graphs comparing mortality to length of service

Two charts show the death rate of soldiers from influenzal pneumonia was dramatically higher for the new recruits with lengths of service of six months or less.

These charts clearly indicate that the soldiers most recently inducted into the military had much higher death rates, consistent with the higher pace of disease transmission in those camps preparing new recruits for the European front.

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