How America’s Daily COVID-19 Death Toll Compares To Historical Tragedies
The death toll is already higher than in the Civil War and World War II. There is a danger of crossing serious milestones set by the US Spanish flu pandemic In 1918–1919: 675,000 deaths.
This degree of death and suffering is difficult to explain. The ongoing, contagious nature of this epidemic has left friends and families to mourn in isolation, which is different from the sight of the rest of us. In many ways, we are stunned to its massacre.
To illustrate the scale of the damage, HuffPost compared the ongoing epidemic from American history to other mass casualty incidents.
One Average of 2,885 According to the seven-day average of the COVID tracking project, Americans are dying from COVID -19 every day. 8. As of February. This is a staggering figure – as according to many Americans San Francisco earthquake and fire 1906 and during Storm maria In 2017. Much higher than the daily death rate Biggest mass shooting And this Deadliest air crash In American history.
Another way to reference the damage done by the novel is Coronavirus The epidemic is comparing it to everyone America’s War, its Deadliest fight And its Most terrible terrorist attack. More Americans are dying of COVID-19 each day than all day War of 1812, Which lasted for three years. At its current pace, COVID-19 is killing many Americans every 100 days during all 100 years Face american war In WWII.
Kovid 19 Ubiquitous Pandemic: COVID Tracking Project
Spanish Flu Pandemic: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
San Francisco earthquake and fire: United States Geological Survey
Hurricane Maria: George Washington University
Sandy Hook Shooting: Encyclopडियाdia Britannica
Las Vegas Shooting: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Oklahoma City bombing: FBI
American Airlines Flight 191 Crash: Federal aviation administration
September 11 attacks: He said that the government has taken several steps to prevent such incidents.9/11 Memorial and Museum
Great Chicago Fire: Encyclopडियाdia Britannica
Hurricane Katrina: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Afghanistan war and Iraq war: Department of Defense
Pearl Harbor Attack: National World War II Museum
Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War: Department of Veterans Affairs
Battle of Gatesburg: Encyclopडियाdia Britannica
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