Spanish Influenza Helped End WWI. Can COVID-19 Do The Same With Conflicts Today?



Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling The 1918 Spanish flu that sickened a third of the world’s population and helped put an end to World War I still exists in weaker, seasonal strains today. The novel coronavirus pandemic is no different, only worse. Some are therefore calling for a global ceasefire to fight a more formidable calamitous and deadly opponent. This is, at least, what UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres wants to do. Eleven nations are on board with more expected to follow. Meanwhile, armies are facing their own internal pandemics: disgruntled and mutinous troops and a lack of recruits. No One Paid Attention Based on clinical reports and genomic studies, scientists...

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