Just When we all shouted happy new year January 1st 2020. We were all looking forward to #Vision2020 as a lot of people had plans for the year. We started the year with a smooth ride, January came by with all the excitement and we rode gallantly into February. February came by and we continued the year’s journey and rode gallantly also into March. The said smooth journey became a bumpy ride and a roller-coaster when an unknown virus with no said origin struck us. Scientists came together, researchered on it and found a connecting link between the unknown virus and SARS. This led to the christening of the unknown virus and it was named SARS-CoV-2 (CoronaVirus) generally known as COVID-19.
Scientists are still learning about the disease, and think that the virus began in animals. At some point, one or more humans acquired infection from an animal, and those infected humans began transmitting infection to other humans.
The disease spreads from person to person through infected air droplets that are projected during sneezing or coughing. It can also be transmitted when humans have contact with hands or surfaces that contain the virus and touch their eyes, nose, or mouth with the contaminated hands.
COVID-19 came and had a ripple and debilitating effect on our health casting a storm over the whole human body killing people in thousands and eventually graduating to millions. This made doctors the superheros and icons of the season.
This virus left Wuhan, China where it was first discovered and started journeying around the world and continent. Researchers and scientist who are never tired continued their research on how to help stop the movement of the virus and they came up with several guidelines which will help to stop the movement as well as help us stay safe health wise. These guidelines include use of nose mask, regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs and avoiding close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.