Corona Virus is spreading like a wild fire. We all know that thousands of people died. Everyday the count of corona patients is increasing. Below is the World Map Chart as on today.
The American movie Contagion released in 2011. It deals with a disease that spreads through touch predominantly. The disease in the movie got similar properties of Corona Virus. Scott Z wrote the story. Burns and produced by Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher and Gregory Jacobs. Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Winslet are the main leads.
People start dying for unknown reasons. Government starts investigating and tries to find the source and root cause of the deaths. They found put that virus came from bats. One of the bat flies over a sty. Drops a piece of banana. One of the pig eats it. The pigs are slaughtered. Prepared by a chef who shakes hands with a character in the casino, transferring the virus to her.
Similar situation is happening now with Corona Virus. There is no exact root cause for the virus. It is sure that virus came from animals as this particular virus belong to Corona viruses family.
It seems like the movie’s team predicted the future 9 years back!.
What is Corona Virus?
As per World Health Organization, Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. Such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). Present corona virus names as novel coronavirus (nCoV). This virus is not seen earlier in humans.
Coronaviruses are zoonotic. They are transmitted between animals and people. Detailed investigations found that SARS-CoV was transmitted from civet cats to humans. MERS-CoV from dromedary camels to humans. Several known coronaviruses are circulating in animals that have not yet infected humans.
Symptoms of Corona Virus
Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.
Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing. Covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing. Thoroughly cooking meat and eggs. Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.
Please do follow this WHO Link for updates.