What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) a***y@gmail.com

Prior to analysing the possible responses to globalepidemics such as the current coronavirus, one must first answer thequestion: what is a global epidemic? Also known as a pandemic, aglobal epidemic involves the spread of a disease across severalcontinents, with the number of infected people rising rapidly. Both ofthese features characterise the current pandemic of theContinue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) a***y@gmail.com”

What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) b***6@gmail.com

The emergence of new pathogens is inevitable, but a global epidemic (or pandemic) does not have to be. New pathogens are born from the inexorable march of evolution, with pathogens mutating into highly virulent forms, allowing them to pass into, and crucially spread between, humans. When looking to the future in preventing pandemics like thatContinue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) b***6@gmail.com”

What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) l***5@gmail.com

Each time an epidemic arises, different measures are taken to prevent the spread of it. In today’s case, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has spread across the world rapidly in a short amount of time. This virus is an infectious disease that causes “mild to moderate” respiratory illness and is highly contagious. Firstly, to prevent theContinue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) l***5@gmail.com”

What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) p***8@gmail.com

The past century of human evolution has been a roller coaster ride. The industrial revolution touched on every facet of human growth but at the same time, the quality of human life has degraded. The average human life expectancy has grown exponentially. Nevertheless, the lives we are living are not healthy. Infectious diseases are notContinue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) p***8@gmail.com”

What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) r***s@gmail.com

Coronavirus… We have a story about viruses. That story is part of our scientific metaphysical framework, and it tells us that viral outbreaks are chance events; accidental mutations of a familiar virus survive attempts at immunisation and suddenly explode out of control. However, we are learning viruses are more intelligent than this. Is the coronavirusContinue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) r***s@gmail.com”

What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) s***s@gmail.com

Right now, the world is in turmoil. As the coronavirus rapidly spreads across the planet, it is natural to ask what we can do to prevent similar global epidemics from happening in the future. For instance, antibiotic-resistant superbugs are considered to be one of the major existential risks facing humanity. We can decrease this riskContinue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) s***s@gmail.com”

What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) v***o@gmail.com

v***o@gmail.com Throughout history, humanity has faced all kinds of plagues and pandemics. From the Black Death which devastated Europe in the fourteenth century, to the Spanish flu in the twentieth century, which remains the deadliest disease yet. Now, when many thought that these horror stories of quarantines and pandemics were behind us, we are facingContinue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (IV-X places) v***o@gmail.com”

What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (II place)

s***i@gmail.com On December 12, 2019, a series of mysterious cases were admitted into hospitals in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China¹, leaving Chinese doctors completely baffled. Little did they know, this was the dangerous onset of a new 21st century viral epidemic-turning pandemic, soon to wreak havoc as it suddenly and dangerously emerged from the shadows.Continue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (II place)”

What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (I place)

t***2@lawrenceville.org Our globalized world evolves and changes faster than we expected. In the past century, we have faced numerous epidemics ranging from the Spanish flu to Ebola. Despite the frequent occurrences, we are still ill-prepared and unequipped with the necessary resources and procedures to effectively deal with it. To contain global epidemics, the core measureContinue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (I place)”

What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (III place)

b***n@outlook.com For many, the last day of the year is a day of hope and excitement for the future. On 31 December 2019, medical staff in the Chinese city of Wuhan reported treating dozens of cases of pneumonia, with no obvious cause to link the cases. The first weeks and months of the new decadeContinue reading “What can be done to prevent global epidemics such as coronavirus? (III place)”