Half a million fell ill
Some 500,000 Philadelphians fell ill during the 1918 influenza epidemic, John M. Barry wrote in “The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History.” An article on the cover of Sunday’s Today section contained incorrect information because of a reporter’s error.
WV coaches took cut
West Valley middle school sports programs will continue to operate five days a week after coaches agreed to a pay cut to cover a projected shortfall. Because of a reporter’s error, a Page One article Sunday incorrectly listed the number of days that sports programs would be offered.
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