The First Case of Spanish Flu

The First Case of Spanish Flu


September 1918, Marie Anderson Paulson of Wells, Minnesota, greeted the return of her 17-year-old son Raymond Paulson from training at Camp Oglethorpe, Georgia. He wasn’t feeling well. Headaches, body aches, fever. Britt Aamodt has the story of Raymond Paulson, the first known case of Spanish flu in Minnesota.