Stop using the 1918 outbreak of Spanish Flu as your defensive argument for keeping everyone in isolation.

That pandemic 102 years ago was also smack dab in the middle of World War 1. Malnourishment, overcrowded medical camps and hospitals, and poor hygiene promoted bacterial superinfection which lead to the deaths of almost 50 million people worldwide. With about 500 million infected.

The Spanish flu was the first of two pandemics caused by the H1N1 influenza virus; the second was the swine flu in 2009.

Close to 15% of the global population were infected with swine flu that year. Over a billion people contracted the virus. Double that of the Spanish Flu. But less than 500,000 people died.

In both pandemics society wasn’t put on lockdown. Businesses weren’t labeled as essential or non-essential. Friends didn’t call the authorities when you didn’t wear a mask in public. Stores didn’t put 6ft markings on the floor so you knew where to stand. And millions of people weren’t forced on unemployment.

This current pandemic is nowhere near the numbers of the 1918 nor 2009 outbreaks. Currently about 45,000 in the US have died from Covid and yet it has broken society like no other pandemic has done. It’s pitted brother against brother, neighbor against neighbor, mothers against their children. Fear has made people stupid. They’ve lost all common sense. And instead of learning about history, medicine and biology they spread false narratives in the hopes of causing more fear.

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