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HIST 159: History of Disease and Health
Medical Department--Influenza Epidemic 1918....Nurses in Boston Hospital equipped to fight influenza
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Please note that research assistance will be available from anywhere live via Chat and Zoom 60+ hours a week, Monday-Sunday. You may chat with a librarian through the pop-out link on the library home page: https://www.hofstra.edu/library/. Through chat, librarians can share your screen and guide you through searches of relevant library resources, assist you with citing your sources, recommend online databases, etc. Walk-up reference services will not be available. HOWEVER, if you are in the Axinn Library - or anywhere else in the world - you may chat live with a librarian by visiting the library home page and clicking on the LIVE CHAT button on the right side of the page.
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