Why Spanish Flu Killed Over 50 Million People - Deadliest Plague in Modern History

submitted by goodman148 on 05/31/20 1

The Spanish flu swept the world between January 1918 through December 1920, infecting over 500 million people around the world. At first, it was just a normal flu, but it's second wave was the deadliest. But just why did the Spanish flu decimate the world population and what made it so deadly? In todays animated history video, we're taking a look at the lessons we can learn from Spanish flu and see just what went wrong. πŸ“ SOURCES: www.history.com/topics/world-war-i/1918-flu-pandemic www.bbc.com/future/article/20181023-the-places-that-escaped-the-spanish-flu www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2862339/ history.blog.gov.uk/2018/09/13/the-flu-that-wasnt-spanish/ www.thejournal.ie/contact-tracing-explainer-5034547-Mar2020/ www.doctorsreview.com/history/nov05-history/ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_flu www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-cases-reported-in-deadly-influenza-epidemic www.nytimes.com/2020/03/09/science/coronavirus-is-very-different-from-the-spanish-flu-of-1918-heres-how.html Check out my new channel I Am: www.youtube.com/channel/UCH5YmeRhiQZt9_5Eky3A2og πŸ”” SUBSCRIBE TO THE INFOGRAPHICS SHOW β–Ί www.youtube.com/c/theinfographicsshowOFFICIAL?sub_confirmation=1 πŸ”– MY SOCIAL PAGES DISCORD β–Ίdiscord.gg/theinfographicsshow Facebook β–Ί www.facebook.com/TheInfographicsShow Twitter β–Ί twitter.com/TheInfoShow πŸ’­ SUGGEST A TOPIC www.theinfographicsshow.com All videos are based on publicly available information unless otherwise noted.

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