How viruses broke containment and spread all over the world

Stop the flights. Stop the boats. Close the borders. Why didn’t it all stop that COVID-19 infected the world? COVID-19 has two properties that made containment almost impossible. It takes up to two weeks between the infection and the appearance of symptoms. And for part of that time, ignorant sufferers can be ignorant spreaders. Some […]

The Wuhan research facility could be the zero zone for the outbreak

The researchers say they may have identified the source of the deadly coronavirus as the death toll rises beyond 1600. Scientists at the South China University of Technology in Guangzhou wrote and published an article speculating that a center for disease control near a seafood market in Wuhan could be the zero zone for the […]

There is still a year left for the coronavirus vaccine, amid fears that it may mutate

The World Health Organization said this week that it may be 18 months before a coronavirus vaccine is publicly available. Let’s explore why, even with global efforts, it could take so long. China publicly shared the complete RNA sequence of the virus, now known as SARS-CoV-2 instead of COVID-19, which refers to the disease itself, […]

Secret cave full of bats linked to COVID-19

In 2004, in the desert of the Chinese province of Yunnan, a group of scientists from the Wuhan Institute of Virology discovered a cave full of wild bats carrying hundreds of viruses related to SARS. His work, published in a draft in 2005, discovered the link between SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and bats for […]

New map reveals that no country is safe from the outbreak

British researchers have published a terrifying new map that predicts the global spread of the deadly coronavirus in the next three months. The amazing graphic is based on the mobile phone and flight data of 60,000 of approximately five million Wuhan residents who fled during the criticism two weeks before the city of the outbreak […]

Coronavirus. Death toll rises to 722, contagion rhythm increased again

Today there are 3,399 more cases, while on Friday there were 3,143 new infections, after several days when the number of new cases had been decreasing. Health officials are treating 6,101 critically ill patients and have already released 2,050 people who contracted pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus, first detected in the Chinese city of […]

Hong Kong reports death as a virus as hospital workers

BEIJING – Hong Kong hospitals cut services because medical workers were striking for the second day of Tuesday to claim the border with mainland China to close completely to extinguish virus caused by their first death in the semi-regulatory territory. Each country closed just two of Hong Kong’s sea crossings to the mainland at midnight […]

The mother’s group chat ends in a fight

Two women are in the hospital after they discussed offline in a group of Facebook mothers and got into a serious fight. Northern Beaches police in Sydney shared the story on their Facebook page, saying that women, in their 30s, had a disagreement about the coronavirus online. “It started with a discussion between two women […]

What are the symptoms and risk of coronavirus for Australians?

The rapid spread of the deadly coronavirus had alerted health authorities and caused a global panic. The virus has claimed at least 81 lives in China and infected more than 2750 worldwide, including five people in Australia, since it was discovered in the Chinese city of Wuhan. While the World Health Organization failed to declare […]