Spanish flu killed millions of people

Although it’s from more than 100 years ago, everyting in the photo looks familiar to us, even the lady wearing the mask below her nose ? Covid19 is a big pandemic and changed everything in the current world and still changing the systems. But still the world’s biggest epidemic started in America and killed over 100 million people, 50 times more than Covid19 killed so far. If we compare the world population now and then, the current population is almost 5 times of the population (1.8 billion) in 1918. That means Spanish Flu killed 1 human out of 18. Young, old, sick and otherwise-healthy people all became infected, and at least 10% of patients died. Why was it called the Spanish flu? Spain was one of the earliest countries where the epidemic was identified. Spain was a neutral nation during the war and did not have strict censorship, so the press freely published the illness. As a result, people believed the illness was from Spain, and the name “Spanish flu” stuck to Spanish nation. editing finish

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