It has been more than a year since the corona virus epidemic started in the world. Millions have died and millions have been infected with the disease, but still do not see the day when the corona will end. In the midst of all this, experts are beginning to fear that once again the disease can be returned, in which five crore people died and there were only piles of corpses on each side. In fact, about a hundred years ago in the year 1918, the Spanish flu caused havoc around the world.
WHO’s Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System expert and director of the Worldwide Influenza Center, Dr. John McCauley, has voiced concerns about seasonal flu and warned that the possibility of an epidemic as a future flu remains. According to ‘The Sun’ report, he says that Corona’s measures such as social distancing and regular hand washing have contributed significantly to the lowest flu infection in over a century. But common viruses such as seasonal flu can be much more dangerous in the post-pandemic world, in which immunity levels will fall.
Experts have given warning on Corona
Experts have already warned that the next winter season could see an increase in corona virus cases in the UK. A study published in the British Medical Journal showed that people infected with both the corono virus and the flu have twice the risk of dying than those infected with just corona. The influenza pandemic of 1918, also known as the Spanish flu, infected people around a third of the world’s population and is thought to have been caused by birds. The number of deaths from Spanish flu was around five crore, more than the dead in World War One.
Dr. John McCauley warns people
Dr. McCauley warns that people need to be prepared for the return of the disease. He told, « Since we have seen it (Spanish flu) before, we can see it again. Still have to be prepared for this kind of pandemic. ”He said that the next pandemic could be the flu or another corona virus. People know what the flu and corona can do. He said, « The flu is not gone from the list of the next pandemic, it still remains. » While there, emerging infection diseases and influenza expert Dr. Erin Sorel said that the flu is always a major contender when searching for the next pandemic. Unfolded as. It can kill as many people as it did in 1918.
There will be research on Spanish flu spread 100 years ago to prevent corona
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