Wednesday was the first time on the new coronavirus was referred to as a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The organization also mentioned that Iran and Italy are currently at the forefront of the disease but it won’t take long before other countries are more severely impacted.
The WHO is deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity and by the alarming levels of inaction and has, therefore, made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic.
– The WHO is now classifying the outbreak as a pandemic
– The US has new travel restrictions
– Tom Hanks & his wife Rita Wilson have been infected
– The NBA is suspending its regular season
– The virus has infected over 118,000 peoplehttps://t.co/u2cK04vDgY— CNN (@CNN) March 12, 2020
The head of the Doppler shows emergency program Mike Ryan did add some optimism to the situation saying that there is a strong element of controllability in this disease.
According to global health experts, there are major economic and political repercussions to declaring the pandemic. The world markets which are already delicate can be further shaken and trade and travel are likely to have more restrictions placed upon them.
These are some of the reasons for WHO official’s hesitation to declare a global pandemic which is usually classified as an illness that spreads globally.
Meanwhile in the UK, many have become concerned that more senior government officials may have been infected after British MP Nadine Doris and minister in the health department was confirmed to have the coronavirus.
American actors Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were pressed it positive for the corner virus while they were in Australia. Also, a shocking video has emerged from Australia showing the stampede of several hundred customers at an Aldi store battling one another over a new shipment of toilet paper.
In India in an interesting development and advisory based on the medicine practices including Ayurveda, Homeopathy, and Unani has been issued by the Research Councils under the Ministry of AYUSH.
As far as the overall general perception of homeopathy is concerned opinions and viewpoints are divided. In 2015, after carefully reviewing several existing studies Australia’s top body for medical research concluded that homeopathy is not effective for treating any type of health condition.
#CoronavirusPandemic updates:— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) March 12, 2020
• US to suspend all travel from Europe, except UK
• Actor Tom Hanks and wife diagnosed test positive
• The NBA suspends US basketball season
• Japan must plan for Olympic cancellation risk
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Homeopathy was first introduced to India in the early 19th century and it was in 1881 that the first Indian homeopathic Institute the Calcutta homeopathic medical college was established.
Whether it is modern medicine or traditional medicine at present various countries and institutions are trying their best to fight the virus. At this point, the general public should take all the necessary precautions and not spread panic or fear and as a global community,y we should all be united and careful.