The covid-19 pandemic is among the greatest disease outbreak the world has ever known in history.
As infectious as it is, it has killed thousands of people globally.
In recent times, there have been cases of events involving infectious diseases such as
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) – The first occurrence of this viral disease happened in 1976 in a village near the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
And after that, the world recorded the second outbreak of the Ebola virus Disease in 2014 in South Sudan of Africa.
We have Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). This is caused by a coronavirus called Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-COV).
It has symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
Then, we have the Norovirus illness which is foodborne and occurring in the US.
And it causes diarrhoea and gastroenteritis among people of all ages.
Severe acute respiratory syndromes (SARS); Very fatal and were identified in China in 2002 and believed to be caused by a virus but the specific agents are yet to be identified.
We have Swine influenza virus-although a respiratory disease of pigs. It had a resemblance to the human influenza virus.
And then, Tuberculosis (TB) and it’s the second most common cause of death globally.
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