In 1720, there was the last large-scale bubonic plague pandemic, also called the great plague of Marseille. The catastrophic plague led to the death of 100,000 people. It is assumed that the bacteria are spread by flies infected with this bacteria.
The first cholera epidemic occurred on the centenary of the 1720 pandemic. It has affected Asian countries – the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand. Interestingly, about 100,000 people were killed in this epidemic. The pandemic is said to have started with people who drank water from lakes contaminated with this bacteria.
The Spanish flu appeared 100 years ago, at a time when people were battling the H1N1 flu virus, which had undergone a genetic mutation, which made it much more dangerous than the normal virus. This virus infected 500 million people and killed more than 100 million people in the world, this pandemic was the deadliest in history.
It seems like history repeats itself every 100 years, is it just a coincidence?
Today, China faces a major pandemic and has spread to South Korea, Iran, Italy, and other countries. More than 77,000 have been infected, over 2,000 have died. But every day the situation gets worse.
The worst part is that air travel and modern technology are accelerating the spread of the virus worldwide. And how it will end, only God knows …