Prothombarta Desk: In 2020, the most customary word is Coronavirus. To be precise, coronaviruses are a wide group of viruses that generates disorder in humans and animals. Of them, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a disease that was recognized in late 2019 and was announced a pandemic on March 11. It can be stated that COVID-19 is an international public health emergency at this moment.
According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the national public health institute of the United States, this virus can circulate from person to person who are in close contact (within 6 feet) or through respiratory droplets. Coronavirus can also be found in a person showing no symptoms which is why this is getting harder to manage.Coronavirus pandemic is causing innumerable deaths and damaging livelihoods as stated by the World Health Organization (WHO).
WHO predicts that this year, 2020, nearly 1 billion people will be consuming at least 10% of their household budgets on health care. Dr. Samira Asma, Assistant Director-General at WHO says, “The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need to protect people from health emergencies, as well as to promote universal health coverage and healthier populations to keep people from needing health services through multisectoral interventions like improving basic hygiene and sanitation.”
As per Google News, 4,347,015 coronavirus cases, 1,548,547 recovered and 297,197 deaths are confirmed around the globe. Although we may see different data from different sources.It is acknowledged by all that coronaviruses are very tricky so it has been difficult to produce vaccines against it.
Although WHO’s vaccines are presenting positive data, we can’t take it for granted. So the only way to survive the pandemic is to take precautions like cleaning hands often, maintaining social distance and staying quarantined as long as it is not safe to go out.