As some pushed a return to the status quo, Fresno leaders urged citizens to exercise caution and heed the guidance of experts, lest the city reopen too quickly.
The second wave of the virus seemed to be ebbing in January 1919, but health authorities warned Fresnans not to let their guard down.
Historian Joshua Freeman discusses the strange and poignant experience of teaching his final semester under the pall of COVID.
At the dawn of 1919, Fresno faced twin crises—a second flu wave and a political struggle over who was in charge of the city’s response to the epidemic.
As Fresno entered the final week of 1918, the second wave of the influenza outbreak showed no signs of breaking.
Good intentions and short-sighted thinking have turned prison reform in California into a COVID catastrophe, argues legal scholar Hadar Aviram.
By mid-December 1918, it was clear that a second wave of the flu was indeed hitting Fresno. But many people did not want to shut down again.
As students returned to school and theaters reopened, was a second wave of the deadly virus about to hit Fresno?