COVID-19 Has Now Killed About As Many Americans As The 1918-19 Flu

Posted by on September 20, 2021 4:59 pm
Categories: US National Stories

This photo made available by the Library of Congress shows a demonstration at the Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station in Washington during the influenza pandemic of 1918.

Before COVID-19, the 1918-19 flu was universally considered the worst pandemic disease in human history. Whether the current scourge ultimately proves deadlier is unclear.

(Image credit: Library of Congress/AP)

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