Remembering what happened in the previous influenza pandemic

Social distancing – isolation and mouth masks

Too many people ignoring Health and Safety measures.

It is a real shame to see several Easter people ignore the Corona measures and the lockdown. We may not forget that the health measures taken now are to avoid what happened some hundreds of years ago. We do not need a repeat of so many deaths and so much pain!

When people shall not show their responsibility and human sense, bringing so many others in danger by not following up the measures taken or prescribed by the Health advisers and national governments, then governments shall have to take even tougher measures and a crackdown on the law enforcement agencies with harsher penalties or fines for the selfish offenders.

Perhaps it would not be bad if the government and national television channels took a look in the past and showed their citizens what happened in the past and could happen again if we are not careful enough.

One of the deadliest natural disasters in history was the Spanish Flu pandemic which struck near the end of the First World War and eventually infected 500 million people around the globe. At least 50 million, and possibly up to 100 million people died as a result of the pandemic.

From: “Bon Marche Workers Making Influenza Masks.” Seattle Daily Times, Thursday, October 31, 1918. Page 10.

Every nation on this globe shall have to make sure their citizens are protected and will not infect others. All should be united to fight this disease! Let CoViD-19 not conquer this viral war!



2015 Health and Welfare

The unseen enemy

Making deeper cuts than some terrorist attacks of the near past

President Trump shall have to recognise that Immigrant Workers Are Vital to the U.S.A.

In denial, Donald Trump continues to insist that nothing serious is at hand and everything is in control

Under-reporting the total number of coronavirus cases

José Antonio Vergara talking in Esperanto about the outbreak of the epidemic

Margaret Zaleski-Zamenho from Paris telling in Esperanto about the situation in France

Coronavirus on March 11 declared a global pandemic on March 31 affecting more than 177 countries

From the Old Box: Coughs and sneezes spread diseases


Additional reading

  1. Today’s thought “Unclean, unclean” (March 8)
  2. Europe in Chaos for a Pandemic
  3. Using fears of the deadly coronavirus
  4. Observance of the Lord’s Evening Meal
  5. Catholics facing a totally different Holy Week
  6. When 1 699 676 people worldwide are infected and the number of deaths had totalled 102 734 in 210 countries or territories
  7. According to Pew Most White Evangelicals Don’t Think COVID-19 is a Medical Crisis
  8. Love in the Time of Corona

About Marcus Ampe

Retired dancer, choreographer, choreologist Founder of the Dance impresario office and archive: Danscontact-Dansarchief plus the Association for Bible scholars, the Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" and "From Guestwriters" and creator of the site "Messiah for all". - Gepensioneerd danser, choreograaf, choreoloog. Stichter van Danscontact-Dansarchief plus van de Vereniging voor Bijbelvorsers, de Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" en "From Guestwriters" en maker van de site "Messiah for all".
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