About the virus..
Covid-19 is a contagious virus belonging to corona family, as its third case. The first cases of COVID-19 were found in Wuhan, China and spread over to rest of the world. Corona viruses are generally zoonotic, meaning that it originated from an animal. The affected persons had cold, sore throat, dry cough, leading to fever, respiratory problems, body pain and if uncared, it gets intensely touched reclining to death.
On December 31, 2019, China informed WHO of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause in Wuhan City, China. The sufferings of few patients ranged from respiratory illnesses since December 8. At first, using the genomic test kit, China accurately identified 41 of the 59 suspected cases as novel-Corona infected. Due to the rapid spread of the virus, it gets unbridled, finagling to all over the world.
Effects on China & Rest of the world:
China has seen 81000 cases positive till 16th March while the rest of the world, 230000 and the numbers are increasing rapidly. The pandemic had caused 13642 deaths all over the world, 3261 in China. The virus seems more contagious, affecting 57 countries over 310000 cases.
To overcome this outbreak, China though works 24/7, due to the meager doctors and hospitality for patients, it had pushed to the situation to treat patients based on level of able to recover, on age, immunity and intensity of the disease of the affected. This may seem depressing, but the spot action to recover a greater number of people as possible had to be taken account. And in this aspect, China managed to recover 72440 cases.
The next mostly affected countries after China include Italy, Iran, Spain, Germany, etc. India shows affected cases of 360 and 7 deaths.
What made Italy to get prone?
The second most affected cases listed after China, are seen in Italy, with positive cases of 53578 and 4825 dismissals, within 4 weeks of time. What had made Italy to get to this edge? Let’s see!
During the second week of febraury, only 3 were seen positive in the test. The reach of the virus goes a few in hundreds, in third week. When the positive cases go high in number, the government advised a specific region to remain idle at home. When the people often outbreak to gatherings, the virus hit about one fourth of the country. From March first week, public places, theatres, pubs are ordered to be closed. When that one fourth, move to the rest of the country, the pandemic contagion unfurled to the entire country, infecting a wide range of people across the country which made country’s business to shutdown. To make measures to control, the government imposed a high payable fine regulation, if people found on the roads and in free areas. If necessary, to step out, one has to get written permission from the government stating the need to go out, happened in the second week of march.
Due to lack of doctors and medical officials, Italy elicited help from China and India. The officials from three different countries work in hand to recover to the usual. The less care on the pandemic spread mistook by the people in Italy, had pushed the country to suffer alot.
Let’s hope for the best!
Impact on the World & Economy:
The virus had resulted the world to take a break. Every public place is restricted, malls, shops are closed, offices are shifting to work from home basis and so on. In order to avoid crowding, church, colleges have adapted to online services. Employers are afraid of to work in the crowd, leading to closures of factories and industries, temporarily. The largest car manufacturer in Europe had been closed too. The world itself had shut down.
The stocks lost its buyers; The country governments had departed the international flights; Schools and Colleges in virus attacked places ordered to remain closed till 31st March. This had led to the global shutdown of the business, temporarily, as one-line comment.
China and India in charge sending the medical officials and hospitalizing facilities to Iran, Italy and Spain for treatments. Both the countries account good to cure the patients; India, using anti-HIV drugs for curing.
7 Preventive measures to spread the virus:
1. Wash Your hands frequently
2. Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose
3. Cover your cough with the bend of your elbow or tissue
4. Avoid crowded places
5. Stay at home if you feel unwell-even with a slight fever and cough
6. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early.
7. Stay aware of the latest information from WHO.
It is advised to take more green spinaches and add tulsi, ginger, guduchi(Tinspora cordifolia) and turmeric in diet. Avoid undercooked meat and places of animal slaughtering.
The outbreak of the virus is such a defeat to the humans by the nature. The year 2020, starting the Australian fires and this outbreak of virus, seems to be the turn of the mother earth for polluting her. Though the virus causes shutout of humans, in other way, it makes people to take a break, a global shutdown, almost after decades. Industries are off, schools and colleges are closed, offices don’t work, places are restricted; implying, take a snap at home & let the world be free of those shits just for days. The virus is not such a deadly one, if disciplined and due cared. Also, the pointing reason for the widespread is through crowds and improper hygiene.
Also, its essential to mention those warriors, who take up the risk to contact with the patients, and working to the possible to make things better. Their duties are inevitable, that must be recognized wholeheartedly and act to not confess in the aspect, meaning, Stay Home! Stay Safe!
Concluding, avoid crowding, follow & preach to follow the preventive measures! Let be safe least till the pandemic contagion fades.