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Top 5 Scary Diseases Throughout History

Top 5 Scary Diseases Throughout History

Honestly, the world has gone through some scary stuff. Over the years the world has been struck by countless catastrophes. Including several diseases that have threatened the life of mankind. Hey everyone whats up and welcome back to most amazing top 10. Im your host for today, lindsay ivan, and ill be bringing you the …

Understanding the Virus that Causes COVID-19, Animation

Understanding the Virus that Causes COVID-19, Animation

Coronaviruses are a large family of enveloped, RNA viruses. There are 4 groups of coronaviruses: alpha and beta, originated from bats and rodents; and gamma and delta, originated from avian species. Coronaviruses are responsible for a wide range of diseases in many animals, including livestock and pets. In humans, they were thought to cause mild, …

The History of Pandemics | Encyclopaedia Britannica

The History of Pandemics | Encyclopaedia Britannica

The most recent example of a pandemic is the spread of COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus. However, diseases have spread among human populations throughout history. One of the earliest known examples was the spread of an infectious disease through Ethiopia, Egypt, and Libya. Eventually the disease reached the Mediterranean region and the city of Athens, …