The estimated chance COVID 19 become the worst pandemic in history

Flash coronavirus disease COVID-19 will not enter even into the twenty of the most deadly epidemics in human history. This opinion was expressed by experts of Deutsche Bank, writes owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC.

Analysts have compared the current pandemic with 23 other epidemics of our era, in which died at least 100 thousand people, and then calculated the percentage of deaths of world population.

The most deadly was the plague pandemic of 1347-1351 years, also known as “black death.” Then a disease wiped out 42 per cent of the world population — 200 million people. During the plague of 541-542 years. Second in the ranking was the plague of 541-542 years with 60 million victims (28.5 percent of the population).

Over the last hundred years, most of the lives take the influenza “Spanish flu”. From him in 1918-1919 died 50 million, or 2.73 percent of humanity. In our days the greatest concern is the AIDS that killed 30 million people (0.57 per cent of all people).

Victims of the new coronavirus, according to the latest data, there were 182 992 people, or 0.002 percent of the population.