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How the world bounced back from the last pandemic

Lovemoney Logo By Frances Carruthers of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 33: Many parallels have been drawn between the COVID-19 pandemic and the 1918 Spanish Flu, which killed at least 50 million people worldwide and infected around a third of the global population. But if there’s anything to give us some comfort in the current crisis, it’s the reminder that the world has survived a pandemic before. From the US to Spain, South America to India, click or scroll through to see how countries bounced back after the Spanish Flu.

Global recovery from a historic pandemic

Many parallels have been drawn between the COVID-19 pandemic and the 1918 Spanish Flu, which killed at least 50 million people worldwide and infected around a third of the global population. But if there’s anything to give us some comfort in the current crisis, it’s the reminder that the world has survived a pandemic before. From the U.S. to Spain, South America to India, click or scroll through the gallery above to see how countries bounced back after the Spanish Flu.

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