When was the last pandemic? | Coronavirus Covid-19

With the Coronavirus, Covid-19 now spreading faster in Europe than China where it originated, what makes a pandemic? How close are we to another? When was the last one, and why does the WHO get so worried about them?  Seasonal influenza occurs every year – the virus changes each year and sadly causes thousands ofContinue reading “When was the last pandemic? | Coronavirus Covid-19”

The Coronavirus – should you be worried?

The Coronavirus – or COVID-19 as it’s now known has never left the headlines since the start of the outbreak in December 2019. As the death toll rises well beyond that of the SARS outbreak in 2003 – it’s important to ask all the questions. What is the coronavirus? Why is this outbreak different toContinue reading “The Coronavirus – should you be worried?”