2 nurses: Her mom battled 1918 pandemic, she fights this one

Nurse practitioner Sigrid Stokes, 76, holds a photograph of her mother talking to Shirley Temple, at the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital in Salinas, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. Stokes is following in her family’s footsteps during the pandemic. In 1918, Stokes’ mother Kristine Berg Mueller was a 14-year-old hospital volunteer in Norway during the Spanish Flu pandemic, putting her in regular contact with the deadly disease.