Two years ago, the world faced the deadliest pandemic named Covid-19 which took millions of lives. Not even a single person had anticipated the global Coronavirus outbreak.
The world nearly got shut down for quite a long time until the situation was under control. It took approximately 2.5 years and things went back to normal as it seems. However, according to reports, Covid-19 hasn’t vanished yet. China (from where the virus originated) recently reported 37 lakhs covid cases in a single day and hundreds of deaths as well.
The whole world is on alert yet again and precautionary measures are being taken. But did you know? Apart from this Covid 19, there were other pandemics that the world faced back then, and millions of people lost their lives at that time as well.
From The Black Death to Covid 19 Worst Pandemics That the world faced
The Black Death
This deadly pandemic lasted for more than 7 years. It lasted from 1346 to 1353 and approximately 200 million people lost their lives due to this.
Plague of Justinian
25 million people died due to the outbreak of this pandemic back then.
In 1918, approximately 50 million people died due to this Flu Pandemic. It is one of the deadliest pandemics that occurred in the 90s.
Flu Pandemic 1968
The flu Pandemic didn’t completely vanish and came back again in the 90s taking away a million lives again.
HIV/ AIDS Pandemic
From 2005 to 2012 HIV/ AIDS took 36 million lives and since then awareness campaigns related to this are going on even in 2022. Because lack of knowledge and education about this can cost a life.
The recent one, Covid-19 is considered one of the most dangerous and precautionary pandemics of all time as it spreads just from coming in contact with the infected person be it a simple handshake or whatever. 6.6 million people died due to the outbreak of coronavirus.