Who was the devil's architect?

Who was the devil's architect?

Christopher Wren

How did they treat the plague in 1665?

In 1665 the College of Physicians issued a directive that brimstone 'burnt plentiful' was recommended for a cure for the bad air that caused the plague. Those employed in the collection of bodies frequently smoked tobacco to avoid catching the plague./span>

How long did the 1920 Spanish flu last?

Lasting from February 1918 to April 1920, it infected 500 million people – about a third of the world's population at the time – in four successive waves.

How many died Spanish flu 1920?

It is estimated that about 500 million people or one-third of the world's population became infected with this virus. The number of deaths was estimated to be at least 50 million worldwide with about 675,000 occurring in the United States.

How long did it take for Spanish flu to die out?

The influenza pandemic of 1918–19, also called the Spanish flu, lasted between one and two years. The pandemic occurred in three waves, though not simultaneously around the globe.

Did the Spanish flu have a cure?

Fighting the Spanish Flu When the 1918 flu hit, doctors and scientists were unsure what caused it or how to treat it. Unlike today, there were no effective vaccines or antivirals, drugs that treat the flu. (The first licensed flu vaccine appeared in America in the 1940s./span>

What is the number 1 killer in the world?

The world's biggest killer is ischaemic heart disease, responsible for 16% of the world's total deaths. Since 2000, the largest increase in deaths has been for this disease, rising by more than 2 million to 8.

Was the Ebola virus a pandemic?

The outbreak started in two districts of that country during December 2013; from there, it spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone, with scattered cases in Nigeria, Mali, Senegal, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States, making it the largest EVD epidemic ever recorded.