We’re being warned about the coronavirus on an hourly basis or as often as we watch television, listen to the radio, read the newspapers or go online. The use of the word pandemic is becoming more prevalent by the media, but not so much by the medical fraternity. But did you know that between 50-100 million people worldwide died from Spanish Flu in 1918-1919?
And Spanish Flu made landfall in Australia in 1919 and approximately 15,000 were dead within a year. It’s one hundred years since the Spanish Flu devastated the world and we’ve had other flu viruses impact – remember SARS?
The University of Sydney published this article about the centenary of Spanish Flu in 2019 and now we’re faced with another virus.
On Netflix, there’s a docu-series titled PANDEMIC. A very interesting story and one worth viewing in consideration of the coronavirus