COVID-19 in 2020:
Through time we have faced different challenges that life has given us but this 2020 was the strongest for many years, where several negative things hit us worldwide but the one that affected us the most was COVID-19 .
Before the end of 2019, Asian countries began to have suspected cases of a new disease related to pneumonia, which to date is very deadly for humans, but the seriousness of the situation was not known until In December, Hubei province in Wuhan, China became the epicenter of an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown causes.
Patient zero so far is unknown where he was located, but a group of patients presented to different hospitals in Wuhan, all with pneumonia of unknown and very aggressive origin, they were hospitalized for presenting acute respiratory distress syndrome, then one of these patients died being the beginning of deaths from this disease in the country, and later increased the number of positive cases of this disease determining the epidemic in the province and other sectors of China.
As of January 7, the Chinese authorities announced that they had identified a new type of coronavirus (New Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV), where simultaneously, other possible pathogens were ruled out, including the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV), the Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), influenza virus, avian influenza virus, and adenovirus.
From that moment the authorities worldwide knew that they were facing a new threat that would affect the entire population worldwide, after the epidemic it became a pandemic in a few months, since the virus first spread through Asia and Oceania, then through Europe and finally throughout America, currently being the second pandemic with the highest consumption of human lives in the history of humanity to date, being in the first place the Black Death or Black Death.
It is an infectious disease of the coronavirus family (which can make animals and humans sick); Its name is derived from the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), it was announced as a pandemic as of March 2020 by the World Health Organization (WHO).
COVID-19 can be similar to or confused with the common cold, so one must be vigilant and isolate oneself when the following symptoms appear: Cough, Fever and Tiredness being the most common symptoms, they can also present more serious symptoms such as shortness of breath or shortness of breath, muscle pain, chills, sore throat, runny nose, headache, chest pain, loss of smell, and conjunctivitis.
To determine if the person is positive for this disease, the corresponding tests must be carried out in the COVID-19 care centers (hospitals, clinics or COVID-19 screening tents).
Where 2 tests will be performed, the quick so-called Rapid Test “AC” (which consists of a blood sample to see if there are antibodies), however if it is negative, the other test called PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) must be performed, which detects the RNA of the virus and The antigen test which detects certain proteins in the virus, both tests consist of taking a sample of fluid from behind the nose and / or throat; If the person tests positive, they must stay there to see if the disease occurs or is cured in a period of 14 days or more, depending on their next tests, they can go home or not.
Currently, people are tired of being in isolation, so many leave their homes with their provisions (masks, gloves, alcohol or disinfectants, glasses or masks) and others without much concern about taking care of themselves using only their masks without covering their nose or taking them off on the street, whether they do not mind getting sick or do not believe in it, which is a mistake since, everyone has the right but they have a duty not to contaminate their peers since it can infect others or be infected since the virus They are transmitted through the respiratory droplets that one produces when speaking, breathing, sneezing or coughing and the virus can stay for a time in each place depending on the material where the virus is, however in the air it does not last almost at all since the virus is It is very heavy and remains on the ground, however you have to prevent removing the mask at all times and less if you are in a very crowded place.
In the world of music, many of us have been affected by quarantine, since social isolation to prevent the spread of the disease affecting our jobs, shows and / or events but despite everything it is something we have to do and look for the way to work without putting yourself at risk since, just as prevention has been done to everyone, this has not prevented many neglects on the part of other people who do not believe in the disease or simply do not care about their health and the safety of the rest , causing the displacement of the disease to other places and / or people.
We must be conscientious, set an example if we want to get out of this pandemic and return to the life we had before, or rather have more freedom starting a new lifestyle since life will not be the same as before since the changes already made They contributed new ideas towards progress, the only thing that is needed is the freedom to go out and not be afraid of getting sick.
We take the opportunity to remember and commemorate the deceased artists who lost their fight against COVID-19 or another disease this 2020, Armando Manzanero known as the king of romanticism, Victor Cuica the great teacher of teachers in the music of Jazz Latin-Jazz with his most notable talent of the saxophone, Óscar Chávez singer, actor, composer, music researcher, theater director and poet, Gustavo Nakatani Ávila, known as Yoshio, Mexican singer of the 70’s and 80’s, Overt Elena singer of the Chaney orchestra of Puerto Rico and the Gallero Salero Tito Rojas, which we and his followers will always have in our hearts.
The world of music, many of us have been affected by quarantine, as social isolation to prevent the spread of the disease. Take care, there are many talents killed by the COVID-19 , we do not want one more talent like you.
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