Quarantine was effective in 1918
50,000,000 deaths worldwide
8,500 deaths 25% population
Arrival of contagion: by ship SS Talune, November 7, 1918
NZ Military administrator: blocked attempts to set up aid stations
NZ Military administrator : refused medical team and supplies from American Samoa
Food refused to sick children
Crops withered with no-one to tend them
Quarantine: all arriving ships
Comparison shows quarantine and medical care can prevent epidemic deaths.
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