Mind The Virus Pandemic From Ch-eye-na…….Circa 1968

The novel virus triggered a state of emergency in New York City; caused so many deaths in Berlin that corpses were stored in subway tunnels; overwhelmed London’s hospitals; and in some areas of France left half of the workforce bedridden………. It was the late 1960s, and the Hong Kong flu was sweeping the world.


As the flu spread in the U.K. in December 1969, these London office workers wore masks—but didn’t adopt a six-feet-apart rule.