COVID 19 is the name for the new Coronavirus that was first seen starting in late 2019 in Wuhan after someone ate a bat. This new virus was highly contagious and quickly spread around the world. This virus is considered a “novel” coronavirus, meaning that humanity has no natural immunity to it.
This virus caused a pandemic affecting the entire world due to being highly contagious. Currently, the United States is showing 5,000,000+ infected and 170,000+ deaths, rising every day This virus spreads via coughing and breathing and has led to terms like “Social Distancing” to discuss how much space should be between individuals to limit the spread of this virus.
This virus has been very difficult to treat since there is no vaccine; however, there are many vaccine companies currently worked on developing a vaccine. It has caused a shortage in several things like medicines and respirators due to a lack of funding and treatment available.
This virus has forced many large businesses to have employees work from home and people being without a job. Pet owners in larger cities have been staying at home most of the time, causing a different relationship with pets.