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Coronavirus 2019 Pandemic Lockdown

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Introduction

In December 2019, Dr. Li, an eye specialist points out to the Chinese authorities of an unusual virus infecting some of his patients. The doctor later died of the virus disease having contact it and infecting his sister. The disease was later identified and called corona virus disease 2019. It is a world wide pandemic that cause the lock down of many countries, towns, and islands. Companies and businesses, including transportation and commerce. Schools, colleges, and universities were not exempt. Churches, mosques, and other worship centers hardly see the light of the day, when the corona virus pandemic become uncontrollable. It is stay at home, stay safe, and keep healthy. Essential services like medicine, grocery, and restricted entertainment.see the green light.

The World Health Organization (WHO) and each country's Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) work hand in hand to find preventive measures and advice their respective countries.

Content

1. What is corona virus disease 2019?

2. Brief history of corona-virus.

3. Significance

4. Pandemic lock-down

5. Conclusion.

6. References.

What is Corona-virus?

It is significant that we identify the term corona-virus. Throughout man's history, the corona virus existence is well documented, especially from the era 8000 to 2400 B C E. But the virus become prominent by late December 2019, in Wuhan, China. It is already a public health risk of international concern according to the WHO.

Several species of the disease about 200 exists. But the 2019 corona-virus to distinguished it from the other species of the corona virus, that caused the 2020 world wide pandemic is our story. The 2019 corona virus is a strain of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS or CoV-2.). This implies that the strains are already well known before the outbreak of the pandemic. It is a respiratory disease. It cause a cold or the common cold, cough, catarrh, fever, dry cough, and hardness of breath or problem breathing. It goes extreme in affecting the kidneys, the skin, heart, and liver in clotting the flow of blood to those organs according to the latest medical findings.

More over, the disease is transmitted from person to person. Some infected persons are asymptomatic beings. Meaning the illness is latent in them, but can spread it to others while they remain healthy. So, we are ask to use a face cloth cover to protect our lives.

Corona-virus is a severe respiratory disease. Its rate of infection is 3%, higher than the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and the Ebola virus disease which are also strains of the SARS. This is the reason why corona virus 2019 sent a pandemic round the world, prompting governments to imposed lock down on countries, businesses, and industries in order to contain the pandemic.

The WHO has given corona virus disease an official name corona virus disease 2019 or COVID-19. As at April 23, 2020, corvid-19 has recorded confirmed cases of 2,549,652 and 175,825 deaths in 213 countries.

Corona Virus

Brief History of Corona Virus

The corona virus was recorded to have exist between 8,000 to 2,400 B C E. But according to Wikipedia, it was first discovered in the 1930's in chickens. One of the earliest species discovered is the common cold virus or corona virus. It is found in birds, cows, mouse, and other domesticated animals. The human corona-virus first isolated in 1967 for an experiment to verify that the common cold is a foreign agent that infiltrate the respiratory system of humans and then cause a cold.

Interestingly, a virologist, June Almeida imaged the virus by electro miscrocopy, in the same year the virus was isolated. It is also interesting to note that these various viruses affecting birds, animals, and man are different but related.

Therefore, researchers isolate another cold virus in 1967. This virus is called OC 34(OC for organic culture) the medium by which it was isolated. It is this cold virus OC 34 with its"distinctive club-like spikes" or crowns known as "corona-virus." Other corona virus later identifies are SARS, MERS, and Ebola virus.

Significance of Pandemic Lock Down

According to Jack Lee, two class of losers and winners emerged. They are the provider of services. These services are essential to life. But now is being denied or limited. What is most vital is that each loser is later a gainer or winner, and the winners can even lose.


The Loser

Here are the loser:

  • Vacation.
  • Concert.
  • Eatery.
  • Travel.
  • Sports.
  • Shopping malls.
  • Museums and arts.
  • Movies and Broadway.

The Winners

  1. The medical and health profession.
  2. Energy and shipping.
  3. Zoom conferencing.
  4. Netflix streaming.
  5. Spotiy music streaming.
  6. Amazon.
  7. Package delivery.
  8. Food services.

A Health Professional

A doctor

A doctor

Lock Down

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Pandemic Lock Down


Pandemic lock down.

Originate at Wuhan.

A local emergency.

And now, an international risk.

Like the corona virus disease.

Affecting all countries.

And peoples.


The corona-virus infection.

Without respecting persons.

Eminent persons and VIP's.

Poor and rich.

Sick and healthy.

Old, young, kids, and babes.


The corona virus pandemic without border.

Infiltrating continents.

Affecting countries, towns, islands, and communities.

Pandemic without border.


Corona virus infection affecting

Schools, colleges, and universities.

Industries, businesses, and commerce.

It is shut down.


Stay at home.

Stay safe at home.

Stay indoors corona virus is raging.

Hunger could not allow the poor indoors.

But the rich lack little.



The poor and the middle class.

Wash hands frequently.

But hunger is stirring them.

With not enough food to eat.

Charities or helping hands.

Provide supplemental foods.



Allah Ku ba!

The Iman at the great mosque at

Medina and Mecca

Called out its faithfuls

To Ramadan prayer.

Allaku ba! Sallam!

Pray at home.


The christian count 50 at church.

For each service.

3 meter apart.

With face cloth covering.

Or stay at home.


Stay safe at home.

Separate from loved ones.

By 3 meter distance.

Or out in the park.

When not sick.


Prospect of going back

to school, college, university, and work doubtful and uncertain.

Learn from home.

Work from home.

Watch streaming entertainment from home.


Corona virus pandemic lock down.

Shoot across all nations.

Great nation and organizations.

Small countries and great countries.

It is lock down at the zoo.


Corona virus pandemic divide jobs.

Is medicine more important than film directing?

Corona virus, why do you divide?

Doctors and health workers need entertainment.

To relax and rejuvenate.

Mind, body, and soul.


But you divided.

Corona virus, you divided.

And kill the doctor and nurse.

You are a sick monster.

Without self control.





Corona Virus

Conclusion

The corona-virus pandemic like any other corona-virus disease, MERS and Ebola virus, has defiled solutions. Drug or vaccine is still far away. But along the line, there remain a relief , hope, and faith. This keep man to face the virus face on. But I realize more research need to be done as to what actually cause the virus outbreak at the incubation stage. Mankind then has to take steps to prevent re-occurrence of any such deadly virus in future.

Nigerian Pandemic Lock Down

References

1. Severe corvid-19

2. Wikipedia corona virus.

3. Corona virus disease 2019

4. Health Science and Physiology for Tropical Schools, by F. Daniel, Oxford University Press, London.

5. The Common Cold, by the Science of Life Books, Melbourne, Victoria.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Miebakagh Fiberesima

Comments

Robert Sacchi on September 24, 2020:

We've got a real mess in America. There doesn't seem to be an end in sight. On the plus side the mortality rate worldwide is going down.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on August 24, 2020:

Kanwal, I agreed with you that we took necessary precaution while waiting for the cure kit. Thanks for stopping by.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on August 24, 2020:

Authur Russ, thanks for the visit, the read, and commenting. I had not publsh the main article on corvid yet. I just make an extract into a poem.

Arthur Russ from England on August 24, 2020:

Very informative article.

KANWAL YOUSAFZAI from Pakistan on July 11, 2020:

We are all waiting for the cure but the most important thing is to follow the precautions.

Good work!

Travel Chef from Manila on July 06, 2020:

Such a wonderful writing. I hope that even this pandemic won't end soon, at least we were able to find the right medicine to cure this one. Stay safe always my friend!

Robert Sacchi on June 22, 2020:

You're welcome.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 22, 2020:

Robert, thanks for the link.

Robert Sacchi on June 15, 2020:

The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) has a web site that gives the numbers countries report:

https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboa.../bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 14, 2020:

Anapum, thanks for the visit and droping a nice comment.

Anupam Mitu from MUMBAI on June 14, 2020:

A detailed descriptive article. Everything about Corona in just one box. Very nicely written.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 13, 2020:

Mark, thanks for the visit and the nice comments. You are always wecomed.

Mark Tulin from Palm Springs, California on June 13, 2020:

This is an all important topic that you handled with care and well-researched information.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 12, 2020:

Robert, I was in our forum lately discussing the issue. It is said tha the pandemic is a hoax! I disagreed, and right here you gave the stats information that I need. Same here in my state, but the death toll average 35 daily. Climate could be factoring. Thanks for visiting again.

Robert Sacchi on June 12, 2020:

It's a mess here in the states, 6/11/20: We're still averaging over 20,000 new cases a day. Our mortality level is over 5.6%. About 1,000 people a day die from it. All this despite the lockdowns. The economy is in shambles. Thanks for the posting and the poem.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 09, 2020:

Bill, with the lock down being relax, we are all on the "alert" level. Thanks for the visit and the comment.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 09, 2020:

Bev, where have you been? Your reply deserve my approval, right? Do not say not to be approved. I have seen one error after after another in most of the HP writers articles. This article is feature. I will go through it to cut out the "R" in "cor." Beu, it has comes to my knowledge that HP did not feature AdSense again as revenue sharing tool. I think you had a better understanding of the question. Glad you did. Can I receive enough feedback? Many thanks.

Bev G from Wales, UK on June 09, 2020:

Hi there, it's 'Covid' not 'Corvid'. Corvid is the crow species of birds.

No need to approve this.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on June 09, 2020:

I hope your country is doing better than the United States. I fear we will see a new uprising of the virus now that restrictions are being lifted.

Best wishes to you!

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 06, 2020:

Dora, you're right. I will publish another prose version of corvid-19 in three parts later with more descriptive information than ever. Thanks for the visit and the nice comment.

Dora Weithers from The Caribbean on June 06, 2020:

Good work. You covered a wide range of issues under this topic. In my humble opinion, you could have had two articles here. One consisting of the information in prose and the other would be your poem. Both seem complete and are satisfactory on their own. Informative and insightful!

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 04, 2020:

Eurofile, thanks for the visit and the encouraging comment.

Liz Westwood from UK on June 03, 2020:

You give an interesting commentary on the virus, complete with an appropriate poem.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 02, 2020:

Pamela, thanks for the visit and the nice comment. Normalcy should be regard as to be on the "alert!" This is to contain the virus further instead of sitting on the fencd passively and doing nothing. Thanks again.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 02, 2020:

Ann, I agreed with you. I have tasted the new fresh air. Never in my more than 60-years on this earth have I experienced such freshness of air. But as to your question of "how long," I think if all nations in the UN/WHO can agreed 5 days in a month can be set aside monthly as pandemic lock down week observation. Then we all can regularly enjoy the new freshness. Thanks Ann, for the visit and lovely comment.

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 02, 2020:

James, the truth is told that every person has his/her opinion and I respect that. Were not Vets health workers? Lately, dental technicians cried out for being sidelined in the scheme of health provider in the corvid-19 issue. But the disease was identified by a eye doctor as it began to spread. So, trunk drivers and wood workers are thanked for their part. As doctors are being but down as their patients, they seems to be at the lossing end. That is depicted in the poem. Thanks for the visit and the though provocking comment.

James C Moore from Joliet, IL on June 02, 2020:

Looks like you did your homework. I had read previously about corona viruses presence in domesticated animals. However, given the risk, I don't believe medical providers think of themselves as "winners" in this pandemic.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on June 02, 2020:

I never thought about winners and losers of this pandemic but you made some excellent points. This virus has been awful for almost everyone around the world. Distancing from others is important now and I am not sure if we go bback to some type of normal behavior or not once this virus is gone. Only time will tell. This is a very interesting article, Miebakagh.

Ann Carr from SW England on June 02, 2020:

The virus has indeed caused a divide amongst some and caused financial difficulties across the board. However, I feel there are good points coming out of this - we have been generally more caring to our neighbours and those who need help; we have learnt that we can't rely on all the services and have to do things for ourselves; we have a better air quality (though for how long?) and the wildlife has benefited.

There is a fine balance now, being ultra-careful when going back to what might eventually become 'normal'.

Good poem.

Ann

Miebakagh Fiberesima (author) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on June 02, 2020:

I enjoy the lock down gladly. It provide rest, refreshing, and health safety. But the economy was spoil.

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