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1918 flu survivor offers warning on the COVID-19 pandemic

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-03-25 12:36

A 105-year-old survivor of the 1918 flu pandemic has urged people to work together and learn the lessons of the past when confronting the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 respiratory disease it causes.

The 1918 flu pandemic, which began in January 1918 and ended in December 1920, is believed to have affected around 500 million people, which was about one quarter of the world’s population. (Read more)

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