In 1957 the racist United States of America called a flu that originated in Asia the “Asian Flu”.
The 1957 flu outbreak caused an estimated one million to two million deaths worldwide and 116,000 in the United States.
The population of the United States in 1957 was 171,984,130.
The United States population on May 7, 2020 was: 329,615,114.
The United States population on May 8, 2020 16:39 UTC was: 329,621,901, 52% greater or more than double the population in 1957.
In February 1957, a new influenza A (H2N2) virus emerged in East Asia, triggering a pandemic (“Asian Flu”). This H2N2 virus was comprised of three different genes from an H2N2 virus that originated from an avian influenza A virus, including the H2 hemagglutinin and the N2 neuraminidase genes. It was first reported in Singapore in February 1957, Hong Kong in April 1957, and in coastal cities in the United States in summer 1957. The estimated number of deaths was 1.1 million worldwide and 116,000 in the United States.
The 1957 flu outbreak caused an estimated one million to two million deaths worldwideand 116,000 in the United States.
May 8, 2020 16:39 UTC
|One birth every 9 seconds|
|One death every 12 seconds|
|One international migrant (net) every 47 seconds|
|Net gain of one person every 19 seconds|