Denver asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 month ago

How did the coronavirus start?

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  • 1 month ago
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    Quick explanation...

    “Coronavirus” refers to a family of viruses that range from the common cold to more severe illnesses like SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome).

    A recent study out of China has suggested that there are two strains of the virus spreading, one being more aggressive than the other, but it has not been determined definitively.

    It’s believed the new virus started in a “wet market” in Wuhan, China, where, like many other markets in Asia, farmed and exotic animals are tied up or stacked in cages. Many are killed on-site to ensure freshness.

    The markets are considered breeding grounds for new and dangerous infections, health experts say, because the close contact between humans and live exotic animals makes it easier for viruses to jump between species. SARS originated from the same type of market in 2002.

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  • 1 month ago

    The disease first started in China. After that, the disease spread all over the world.

    • Phil
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      1 month agoReport

      He asked how did it start- not where did it start.

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  • 1 month ago

    The coronavirus is fake. All the protests worldwide and none of the protesters got sick or died. 

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    • Quentin
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      1 month agoReport

      The administrator of a Facebook page behind major rallies calling for North Carolina to be reopened amid the coronavirus pandemic said she has tested positive for Covid-19.
      Audrey Whitlock, who runs Reopen NC wrote in a statement that she had been self-quarantined since testing +ve for the virus. 

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