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The Nigerian Victory in opposition to The 1918 Influenza Pandemic And 1897 Smallpox Epidemic

  “Fitness is Wealth” is going the famous saying. Over the previous few months, the whole world has been thrown into bedlam over the infiltration of the “Corona Virus” code-named COVID-19. The virus which has flu-like signs and symptoms changed into first detected by way of scientists in China in December 2019, and inside the succeeding months, has unfold like wildfire to places remote from China, which include infiltrating the beaches of our loved Nigeria. This isn't the primary time our land has been ravaged with the aid of a virus or an endemic. One thing Time has taught us is that history repeats itself. The 1918 Influenza pandemic turned into one of the most deadly in global records. It was due to an H1N1 virus with a gene of an avian foundation. It unfolds internationally between 1918 and 1919. The whole number of deaths of the pandemic turned into at least 50 million global. Consistent with the public report workplace London, influenza hit Lagos on the 14th of September 1918