The 1918 Spanish flu: History lessons that apply to the coronavirus pandemic | ABC7

About 675,000 people died in the United States during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic and many of those public health lessons can apply to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Details:


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  1. Losing my business wish that someone wealthy could just hear me so many depend on me and my business including my children idk so scary. If you know and can point me in the direction of help

  2. The soldiers death rate was much greater than the publics because they were all given a vaccine I think you will find..

  3. Masks don’t fucking do anything if there’s no respirator or N95 LOL people wear them every fucking day in Walmart yet everyone still seems to get the virus literally pointless keep your fucking distance why would you ever want to be less than 2 m from a complete strangers face it’s fucking whack

  4. Spanish Flu should've really been called the Kansas Flu. It actually started in Kansas. Like in the Covid19 its not been officially documented on where it officially started. It did not start in Wuhan, China.

  5. The Spanish Flu has been traced back to China; I'm surprised a history professor wouldn't know that. Southeast Asia has been the epicenter for nearly every flu strain, although the reason why remains elusive. Many of the deaths worldwide can be attributed to secondary bacterial infections, decades before antibiotics were discovered. Bodies, especially lungs, ravaged by the virus were easy prey for staph and strep infections.

  6. If you're smart, you won't go outside for at least another 10 months. Who cares if you can't pay your bills?

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