History's Deadliest Pandemics: From Antonine Plague To COVID-19


Mark Cartwright
by South Front
published on 20 March 2020

Based on the infographic released by visualcapitalist.com: https://www.visualcapitalist.com/history-of-pandemics-deadliest/This video visualizes some of history’s most deadly pandemics, from the Antonine Plague to the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Novel Coronavirus outbreak started in China in December 2019. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020. The outbreak was officially declared a pandemic on March 11.The featured pandemics by death toll:Black Death (Bubonic Plague) - 200 million deadNew World Smallpox Outbreak - 56 million deadSpanish Flu - 40-50 million deadPlague of Justinian - 30-50 million deadHIV/AIDS - 25-35 million deadThird Plague - 12 million deadAntonine Plague - 5 million dead17th Century Great Plagues - 3 million deadAsian Flu - 1.1 million deadRussian Flu - 1 million deadCholera Pandemics 1-6 - 1 million deadJapanese Smallpox epidemic - 1 million deadHong Kong Flu - 1 million dead18th Century Great Plagues - 600 thousand deadSwine Flu - 200 thousand deadYellow Fever - 100-150 thousand deadEbola - 11.3 thousand deadCOVID-19 - 9,000 (as of March 19)MERS - 850 deadSARS - 770 deadIf you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9Subscribe our channel!: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaV101EM1QayFkP0E7zwXCg?sub_confirmation=1Visit us: http://southfront.org/Follow us on Social Media:https://t.me/southfrontenghttps://www.facebook.com/SouthFrontENTwohttps://twitter.com/southfrontenghttps://steemit.com/@southfront#Coronavirus #COVID19 #Pandemics

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APA Style

Front, S. (2020, March 20). History's Deadliest Pandemics: From Antonine Plague To COVID-19. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1992/historys-deadliest-pandemics-from-antonine-plague/

Chicago Style

Front, South. "History's Deadliest Pandemics: From Antonine Plague To COVID-19." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 20, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1992/historys-deadliest-pandemics-from-antonine-plague/.

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Front, South. "History's Deadliest Pandemics: From Antonine Plague To COVID-19." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Mar 2020. Web. 14 Jun 2024.