"Wear a Mask: we appeal to your civil patriotism with us in our effort to Stamp Out the Spanish Influenza in Portland By Wearing A Mask," the Sunday Oregonian, January 12, 1919

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US Americanы called this the Spanish influenza, but that was from United States instead. Some chinese think the same about SARS-CoV-2, that Trump want to call chinese virus, as first cases seen in Wuhan, was perhaps by US militaries during Wuhan international military Olympic games in october 2019.

@popolon @benjancewicz I've gathered some pieces of information in this thread. The Softpanorama link summarizes the four main theories well:

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