170 C CLOUDY March 10, 2016



Corona Vs Spanish Flu


Corona virus is known as the COVID-19 which is originated from china and Coronaviruses are composed of family of viruses that cause disease in animals. More of it there are total Seven, including the recent new virus, which have made to the jump in to the humans, but most of it just cause Respiratory and tracheal mechanism to be involved, resulting in the cold like symptoms.

Two other coronaviruses – Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Severe acute respiratory Syndrome which are much more severe, as it begins from the year 2020.

The new virus, officially called COVID-19, is very harmful and dangerous. Scientists in China believe that COVID-19 has mutant towards two of the strains, in which one is more aggressive than the other one, which could make developing a vaccine more complicated. It is likely to spread itself to more countries, affecting many more people around the globe. Hence the number of the cases are already going in the downfall, if we talk about the china from where it is originated but on the other hand it is jumping and climbing rapidly to other countries like Italy, 


The Spanish flu was originated in Spain in 1918, which is a pandemic influenza In the spring of 1918, In between the World-war 1 when it was started, The reports and turmoil`s related to this pandemic influenza kept hidden till the war to get last, as the strain of Influenza were also not given that attention in order To maintain morale of World-war 1 especially in Germany, France Us and United kingdom.  The Spanish flu was the first of two pandemics caused by the Influenza Virus the second was the Swine Flu.  The pandemic`s Hype was stretched from all along the United States and Europe to the remote areas by reaching to Greenland and the Pacific islands. Influenza is caused by an agent known as virus that is transmitted from person to person through nasal and tracheal links in to the respiratory secretions where it would be taking long time to reveal itself, and till then a person losses its life unfortunately. An outbreak or fear can be created if a new strain of influenza virus emerges against which the population has no immunity or vaccine to overcome it. The influenza i.e. Spanish flu of 1918–19 resulted from such an occurrence and affected populations throughout the globe. An influenza virus called Influenza type H1N1 is now known to have been the cause of the extreme death of this Disease.

Symptoms of Corona and Spanish Flu:

The Flu or influenza symptoms include Fever, Cough, Sore throat, Muscle aches, and headaches, runny or stuffy nose with sneezing, fatigue of the muscles and, sometimes the feel of vomiting and diarrhea are felt by the infectious person. Flu symptoms often comes suddenly. Most people who get the flu will recover in less than two weeks. But in some people, the flu causes complications and prolonging, including Pneumonia. Only and only about 1% of people in the United States had developed the symptoms of severity enough to be hospitalized. 

Comparing it with the COVID-19 doctors are still trying to understand and working day to day for the full picture of disease symptoms and severity. Reported symptoms in patients have varied from mild to severe, and can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. It was impossible to test people with mild symptoms so the only way they could protect themselves is that they could self-quarantine.

Total Cases, Deaths and Recoveries till now:

The total cases reported till now for the COVID-19 is 402,159 and outcomes follows are 17,507 deaths occurred but fortunately the recoveries are 103,820. Reported on 24th March 2010. This infectious disease and trauma started from china but it spreads all way to France, USA, Italy, Germany, and Pakistan like countries. The Outbreak of this disease was so massive that it took more than thousand life of the people. For the annual number of deaths from influenza are around 400,000 deaths per year, But this is not at all recent researches shows that the outcome of this Influenza Spanish flu killed almost 1% (0.95%) of the world population. 

Effects of the Corona and Spanish on the globe:

Death is the single word to be observed, while discussing the effect of the Corona or Spanish Flu but more of it is the economy loss, which prevails when these crises grow Globally resulting the strikes, shutdown of the cities, locked down of the cities including the visit of hospitals, Grocers, departmental stores to be remained open for Patients and for emergency conditions only. The educational institutes provides the hindrance for the students and as the population is increasing day by day, the lack of supplying goods and crops at industrial scale and local scale reduces the food for the needy and moreover the revenue generation would be in great disaster. The closure of factories, Banks, Industries, Transports, Railway tracks, Airline leads to the destruction of the import exports and it has a bad impact on those investors, with whom several countries holds an agreement or shares for their business. Under such critical and devastating situation with the viral and infectious diseases roaming all over the globe and can be transmitted from one person to another by coming in contact, government have to take the steps to stop these sought of diseases through Isolating the publics in their homes. 

Vaccine and Prevention:

Keeping your hand`s washed after every hour or by coming back to home after work or busy day and by stop approaching people by visiting them in gatherings which will obviously insist them to shake hands but a control to this is reducing the visiting the crowds. If a person is still keen to go then there should be face mask implementations are the best and easiest way to keep yourself protected from all anti-bacterial and viral agents attacking simultaneously, If it is Spanish flu or CORVID-19. 


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