Tugar wrote: »
Then why the uptick in flu, whooping cough, measles and other diseases?
Bigslug wrote: »
WWI had to be a contributing factor in the 1918-19 epidemic in that you had large bodies of soldiers being housed and transported in cramped, cold, unhygienic conditions. . .and the war ending meant the bug going home with the troops.
We seem to be having a cold winter in most of the country. Plenty of urban crowding, lots of kids packed into public schools, old folks living longer and getting more frail. What's not for a virus to like?