Corona Virus epidemic updates

The World Health Organization (WHO) published the following video clip about this virus’s trajectory. It provides a clear account of this tiny tine beast’s attack on us.

An informational video clip from the WHO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=mOV1aBVYKGA&feature=emb_logo

What happens with the onset of first symptoms

The timeline that appears below depicts what happens after the first symptoms emerge. This is based on the followup of 41 patients who admitted to a hospital in China before January 24, 2020. The beast took the lives of six of them.

A timeline of COVID-19 after the first symptoms appear (source: The Lancet:https://els-jbs-prod-cdn.literatumonline.com/pb/assets/raw/Lancet/infographics/coronavirus/Coronavirus_MedianTimeline_Infographic-1580399120550.jpg

The above timeline appeared in The Lancet paper published on January 24, 2020: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30183-5/fulltext.

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Author: Prasantha De Silva

A specialist in Community Medicine board-certified in Sri Lanka and a research analyst in Canada

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