With so much concern being shown regarding the Covid-19 pandemic situation we are all asking if modern medicine can save us from what could become a human tragedy. Unfortunately it would appear that this is most unlikely.
The World Health Organization has explained that although modern day medicine has improved tremendously over the last decades a pandemic such as Covid-19 could result in 2 million to 7.4 million deaths globally. Perhaps the greatest threat would come from the huge demands made on local hospitals for many millions of outpatient visits and possibly 1.5 to 5.2 million hospital admissions in the high income countries alone which account for 15% of the worlds population.
It has been recorded that the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 to 1919 killed an estimated total of 40 million people from around the world and we are ever present of what possible tragedies can happen as highlighted by the 2002 to 2003 SARS scare which killed an astonishing 10% of those infected and was only barely prevented from becoming a global pandemic.
Unfortunately with the world becoming a smaller and more easily traveled place the possibilities of a world pandemic such as SARS-CoV-2 became a reality in 2020 and is likely to occur again in the coming years. As we witnessed in the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, the world was virtually defenseless against the tragedy. There are no vaccines apparently available and no distribution network system in place for such an event.
It would appear that it would be in each person’s own interest to prepare individually to prevent catching such a virus. An obvious solution would be to investigate natural anti-viral foods, nutritional supplements and herbs that may offer a powerful medicine to overcome these ever looming threats.
Certainly we should all heed the common sense advice to isolate the sick persons, avoid large crowds, and to practice good hand hygiene.