A pandemic is an outbreak of a viral disease. It spreads rapidly, meaning that more people are affected every day. West Nile fever and Spanish flu are examples of pestilence diseases. These diseases caused the death of half the Eurasia population in the 14th Century. The people who survive a pandemic are the ones who were most prepared. These outbreaks were declared pandemics by the World Health Organization. They have caused millions to thousands of deaths. Today, the world is suffering from the new outbreak of the Omicron variant.
A pandemic, also known as an epidemic, is a rapid spread of disease through a small group of people. Only the difference is that an epidemic spreads within a single country while a pandemic spreads across the globe. Even though governments have increased their safety precautions to prevent an epidemic, one state’s disease can cause a global crisis.
Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, is the most recent pandemic. Its first appearance was in Wuhan (China) in November 2019. Its first widespread spread occurred in December 2019. The disease is continuously contaminating, causing 415,000,000 cases and 5.84million deaths.
A common source of the virus is when a small group of people is exposed to the virus and becomes ill. One example is the Hiroshima Leukemia virus, caused by an atomic bomb explosion. Green onions caused the Pennsylvania restaurant eruption. In such a scenario, an epidemic’s incidence will increase and then decrease. This distribution is known as log-normal distribution.
Stockpiles will be cut off during a pandemic. People will need to ensure enough food, water, and baby and pet supplies. To be prepared for the worst, you need to update your emergency plans regularly. These essentials are important, but people also need to be able to take prescription medication for at most fourteen days.
A second preparation is vaccinations. These will boost your immune system and help you monitor and reduce the spread of the virus. This preparedness was made possible by the World Health Organization during the COVID-19’s distribution with the rapid antigen test and fit-to-fly COVID test. It contributed to the global economy’s continual work operation.
It was all going well until Omicron, a new variant of Omicron, arrived.
You can see the infographic below created and designed by Harley Medic International, highlighting all the information on the new coronavirus version: