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Inhalator - 1918 Influenza

Also all passengers from Auckland to Coromandel were ordered to take an inhalation treatment before they could board their ships. “Inhalators” were installed in many public buildings, dispersing a solution of Zinc Sulphate, thought to prevent the spread of the flu. This photo is from a Health Department file.

 

Archives New Zealand reference: BAAK 19836 A49/83h

 

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