The Spanish flu, which hit the US in late October, has been a disaster for health officials and the Spanish government.
It has killed nearly 100,000 people and left tens of thousands sick.
Health officials have called the pandemic a “global catastrophe,” but they are still counting the dead and dying, even as the pandemics death toll continues to climb.
The new Spanish flu outbreak is likely to become even more deadly.
In the wake of the Spanish flu epidemic, the US has become the largest contributor of healthcare dollars to the European Union, according to figures published by the European Commission last week.
That means the US spends almost twice as much per capita on healthcare than any other European country, including Spain.
Spain is not alone in this situation.
The US is the top spender per capita for healthcare in the world, with a staggering $16.4 billion.
But in contrast to Europe, the UK spends less per capita than the US.
As of this month, the NHS had spent $8,848 per person, compared to $8.4 million per person in the US, according an analysis by the think tank New America.
And, despite the massive US spending, Britain is not in the top 10 for healthcare spending per capita in the EU, according a study by the British Medical Journal.
“The US spends more per capita per capita and the UK less per cent,” says Anna Schreiber, the co-director of the Center for Economic Policy Research in Washington.
“And both countries are very poor.”
“I am afraid that we will be spending much more than we should on health care, and we will have much less than we deserve,” says David Nutt, an economist at the University of Oxford.
Although the US government has pledged to spend at least $1 trillion on healthcare over the next decade, the Trump administration has cut healthcare funding by $400 billion.
That means US healthcare spending is expected to exceed the EU’s total healthcare spending by at least another $1.5 trillion.
The UK government has not yet released its total healthcare budget, but it has already announced that the government will spend $8 billion less than its EU counterpart.
To put this in context, that’s the equivalent of more than a quarter of the UK’s overall healthcare spending in 2022.