John Droz, physicist, publisher of The Media Balance Newsletter, Nicholas LePan, contributing author for Visual Capitalist: As humans have spread across the world, so have infectious diseases. Even in this modern era, outbreaks are nearly constant, though not every outbreak reaches pandemic level as COVID-19 has. Today’s visualization outlines some of history’s most deadly pandemics, from the Antonine Plague to the current COVID-19 event. John Droz has taken this information and shown it from the perspective of percent of the population. We still need to learn how to deal with pandemics.