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Coronavirus disease, COVID-19 on March 12, 2020, and more on March 20

Human civilization has evolved one tragedy after another throughout its history. It has found our current status following wars, xenophobia, crime, corruption and disease inflicted in large part upon itself. But still it survives these vicissitudes. Today, and after several weeks the world claims to be united in the cause to contain and eradicate COVID-19 . But is it really? We have a communication ability with our telephones, our computers, our instant written messages using the Internet, our ability to share collective information and knowledge, both pictorially, written and transmitted instantly with systems using the Internet and Google. But do we? Some spokespersons speak without basic underlying knowledge to an equally ignorant populace who must follow these dictates, while the experts remain silent. That doesn't make sense to this writer. COVID-19 is a world wide Pandemic, whose validity was proclaimed March 11, 2020 by the World Health Organization ( WHO ). Only a few