Skip to comments.The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 [Same Mortality Rate as COVID-19]
Posted on 02/26/2020 9:16:48 AM PST by C19fan
The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 killed more people than the Great War, known today as World War I (WWI), at somewhere between 20 and 40 million people. It has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history. More people died of influenza in a single year than in four-years of the Black Death Bubonic Plague from 1347 to 1351. Known as "Spanish Flu" or "La Grippe" the influenza of 1918-1919 was a global disaster.
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So COVID-19 has about the same mortality rate as the Spanish Flu
Remember the great worldwide economic collapse after the Spanish flu epidemic? It was called “The Roaring Twenties”.
More than Y2K? So 97.5% were okay then? New math confuses me. :-)
Watch this, if you have the stomach for the details of that epidemic:
1918 flu, healthy people in the prime of life could wake up feeling well in the morning, and be dead by midnight.
Far as we know, coronavirus is different.
So is medical science.
Or not. The flu has decades of data including a good idea of asymptomatic carriers. Nobody knows about the Spanish flu or this. The sample is too small and the disinformation from China is all false.
Check this out:
Posted on another thread: The media are idiots; I have heard such BS over this disease, its almost become a joke. Before I was a white haired old geezer on a pension, I was a manager of medical laboratories. Virology is just one of many laboratory sciences in which I was trained. Corona virus is common virus that has been around since the dawn of time. Some years, it becomes more virulent the same as the flu virus does. Next season, Corona virus will be back to causing the sniffles. Its an RNA virus so it is constantly changing.
“So COVID-19 has about the same mortality rate as the Spanish Flu”
I click on the Stanford.edu article and did not find any data related to COVID-19.
Just wondering where did you get the rate for COVID-19. Can you show me some numbers and sources?
George Soros made his fortune by scaring people.
There was a short, very sharp recession after the flu pandemic.
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But a higher percentage of the population died during the Bubonic Plague, with estimates ranging from 30% to 60% of the total population died from the Black Death.
This coronavirus isn’t the ‘common cold’ one.
it’s more like the SARS or MERS one.
Much higher mortality/morbidity.
Now that is a scary point, I never connected those dots before. Great Depression came 10 years later... Very Very Interesting...
CDC statistics: (regular) flu deaths this past year - 56,000. 250,000 hospitalized. (Regular) flu deaths the year before - 61,000. Flu deaths for the CoronaVirus worldwide - 3,000. CV hospitalizations worldwide - 80,000.
Let’s all take a deep breath on this one. Rush is right - WHO is whupping it up? For what reason? Couldn’t possibly be to take down President Trump, now could it? He’s got a roaring economy, but ‘suddenly’ it’s being threatened and he has cut the budget on the CDC.
Stinks to high heaven imho.
Every 50-75 years mankind needs to reduce the excess population. Cull the herd. Flu or tactical nuclear war are two ways. The flu is more effective.
I think what made the Spanish flu worse was the fact it happened when US troops were spreading the disease around war-ravaged Europe at a very high rate.
Among the many things that must be determined with this virus is what the mortality rate in each and every nation where it’s found. I’ve read 2% as the mortality rate. OK,perhaps it is 2% in China,a Third World cesspool that still depends on “barefoot doctors” (remember them from the 60s?).OTOH,it could be 0.2% in an advanced,civilzed nation like Japan,Britain or the US and the majority of those fatalities are in the elderly or those with compromised immune systems.
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