Sign in
Download Opera News App

Health Fitness

 

Health Living

 

Disease prevention and treatment

See 20 Touching Pics From The Great 1918 Pandemic That Proves That History Truly Repeats Itself.

The world is currently in disarray because of the the deadly Coronavirus Outbreak. A lot of people have lost the battle to the virus, millions of people have contracted the deadly virus, millions have also their jobs while an unestimated number of people are currently living with hunger.

These ongoing crisis is a reminder of the great spanish flu or Influenza Pandemic that occured in 1918. The present Covid-19 Pandemic simply confirms the statement that "history repeats itself."

Before dropping the researched pictures, a brief explanation of all you need to know about the 1918 Influenza Pandemic is discussed below:

The Influenza Pandemic in 1918(Mother of all Pandemic)

The 1918 Influenza Pandemic is one of the most devastating events to have occurred in the history of the world. It was roughly calculated that about 500million people or one-third of the world's population were infected with the disease. The total number of deaths was also roughly calculated to be between 20-50(million) globally.

The Influenza is a virus that fights the respiratory system. The flue virus was very contagious; when an infected person sneezes, coughs, or respiratory droplets are created and transmitted into the air, and this droplets are breathe in by a nearby person then he gets infected. Furthermore, a person who touched something or surface that has the virus on it and then touched his nose, mouth or eye can instantly get infected with the virus.

The Spanish flue(Influenza) Pandemic ultimately ended in 1919 as those that were infected with the flue either developed an immunity or died.

Now that you have an idea of what transpired in the Pandemic that is referred to as the Mother of all Pandemics, we can confirm that there's a lot of similarities with the current Covid-19.

Check 20 pictures taken over 100 years ago that looks similar to the present coronavirus outbreak pandemic. The pictures further affirms the statement that history truly repeats itself.


After viewing these pictures, you'd agree that history repeats itself.


Thanks for reading.

Kindly share your thoughts over the comment section.

Don't forget to follow, like and share this post.

Content created and supplied by: KUNOYnews (via Opera News )

Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic Influenza Pandemic

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments