Devastating diseases throughout history

People have faced a lot of pandemics throughout history. A pandemic is a dangerous disease that is prevalent over a whole country or the world. Lack of knowledge and widespread panic led to the spread of the disease and millions of deaths. Here are some of history’s most deadly pandemics.

Cholera, bubonic plague, smallpox, and other dangerous diseases affected all humankind and changed the world greatly. However, those times have passed. We know that medicine and science have advanced. You can check your current state of health with our online test.

People should know about these pandemics not to repeat mistakes of the past. This is one of the main goals of QuizzClub’s trivia. After subscription, you’ll get new questions and new knowledge every day.

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
I was walking through the store today that had been largely picked clean. Fortunately, people were keeping discrete distances. I saw a lady trying to reach something off the top shelf; she replied, "No, Thank you, we need to keep our distance." I said, "Well, back up, and I will put the item on a shelf you can reach."She replied, "Thank you." and backed away. The point is, yes, we can shelter in place. But we still can help each other out! Hoarding is not helping the problem! Did it occur to these hoarders that they may be depriving good friends and perhaps even family? "Come on now, come on, people now shine on your Brother!
Mar 21, 2020 5:13PM
Paula Sheehan
What about Polio? Rampant in the 50's. Until vaccine made available.
Mar 21, 2020 5:13PM
Carol Butler
My wise grandmother said, "Prepare for the worst but expect the best."
Mar 21, 2020 2:28AM
Yvonne Benn
I visited Eyam, the village that tried to contain the spread of the Black Death by isolation of the whole village. So many died but they helped to prevent the spread locally. A village of heroes, an amazing place. The vicar banned gatherings and the bodies were buried in people’s gardens to avoid church crowds. Even now homeowners turn them up when building extensions.
Mar 21, 2020 6:29AM
Edie Koller
Stay safe all..this is the scariest time I have ever been through. Its worse then an episode of the "Twilight Zone" The original series!
Mar 28, 2020 12:50PM
Chriss Crockford
Stay safe everyone
Mar 23, 2020 5:32PM
Lynne Cage
Eliseo Bananal, the source was a wildlife market in Wuhan China
Mar 23, 2020 1:21AM
Lynne Cage
ninakamwene, cheers 🍻 Take care over there 🇦🇺
Mar 23, 2020 1:20AM
Richard Farr How about TB and Malaria
Mar 22, 2020 8:39PM
Jim Brown
I think 40milliom worldwide counts as a pandemic!
Mar 22, 2020 8:31PM
Thank you Quiz Folks for educating us. This too shall come to pass. Hopefully people will be good neighbors and show compassion for each other. Our plants, animals, and the environment are spared. We pray for our medical professionals, 1st responders, and all who are on the front line of this virus. On a happier note have a case of Corona beer is you can find it. Be well.
Mar 22, 2020 7:10PM
Denny Quigley
What about TB?
Mar 22, 2020 10:29AM
Eliseo Bananal
Now, we add covid-19. Still of suspicious origin.
Mar 22, 2020 2:07AM
David Holmes
Yvonne Benn, I visited Eyam several times. The well dressings are beautiful. Google for more information. The type of well dressing done there is a Derbyshire custom.
Mar 21, 2020 11:09PM
George Massih
Walkable information and increase ones knowledge ..
Mar 21, 2020 9:08PM
Yolanda Solis
Information couldn’t come at a better time!
Mar 21, 2020 8:42PM
Celeste Thomas
Needed to see this info. People must be made aware that this may take a little while before it goes away
Mar 21, 2020 7:57PM
Rosemary Elstone
To go back 500 or 600 years, there was a disease appearing in France and England that in the latter place was euphemistically called ' The Sweat'. The course of the illness could be extremely swift and by all accounts it was very contagious. The percentage of sufferers who died from it, and quickly, was very high. The saying about the disease was 'Well at dinner, dead by supper.' It is not conclusively known what was the etiology of the illness but it is believed that it may have been a mutation of the hanta virus which is spread by mice.
Mar 21, 2020 6:25PM

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