106-year-old Indian beat deadly 1918 Spanish Flu, now Covid-19
Experts say that after the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919, the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is the deadliest pandemic ever. More than 50 million people were killed across the globe because of the Spanish Flu. But what if you met someone who was infected by both and yet survived? Meet Mukhtar Ahmed.
Mukhtar was infected with Spanish Flu when he was 4-year-old but survived. Recently, he was infected by Covid-19 but survived that too. Mukhtar had lost his entire family in an accident 13 years ago and now lives with his adopted family in Delhi.