Do you miss holiday seasons? Surely, everyone can’t wait to fly to your dream staycation in hotels together with your loved one, right? Being careful in this season of Novel Coronavirus is crucial but don’t lose hope because #SGB_Team has gathered 10 good news about COVID-19.
China Claimed that A Vaccine of Covid-19 Might Be Ready Soon!!
A cure for Covid-19 has been in people’ mind since the first outbreak of the virus was reported. Reported by South China Morning Post, “According to our estimates, we are hopeful that in April some of the vaccines will enter clinical research or be of use in emergency situations,” Zheng Zhongwei, director of the National Health Commission’s Science and Technology Development Center, said Friday.
Big Breakthrough About the Vaccine from Canada
Not only in China that scientists are coming closer to finding a cure, but Canada has successfully created an imitation of Covid-19 which can be safely used to do experiments to come up with a cure. Hopefully, this good news can be the first step towards putting Covid-19 to rest for good.
Vaccination Trial Has Begun in United States of America
Vaccine trials have begun at Kaiser Permanente, under the Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, Washington. Volunteers are being recruited to take part in this trial. The purpose of this research is to find out about the safety of a vaccine and how the immune system is going to respond toward it, explained Kaiser Permanente in their official website post.
Researches in Australia Are Having Trials for the Virus
The University of Queensland Clinical Research Center and the scientists within it have discovered two different drugs, both of which have been registered and are available in Australia. This drug also managed to eliminate the disease in a test tube test.
Reported by goodnewsnetwork.org, both of these drugs have also been tested in some of the first few Covid-19 patients in Australia and have succeeded in eliminating the virus and recovering completely from infection. Now the university is testing nationally with drugs to evaluate the efficacy and tolerance of each drug that is given separately, also simultaneously.
More than 90% of the Patients Are Cured
Another good news about Covid-19 is coming from www.express.co.uk, when compared to SARS which has a mortality rate of up to 11%, or MERS with a mortality rate of 34%, Covid-19 only has 1%. Although it is not as extreme, losing a loved one is still painful. However, infected patients have high hopes for recovery. “Current estimates indicate that 99 people infected with Covid-19 will recover,” stated Dr Shmerling
A 100 Years Old Patients Can be Healed
Various news broadcast in the media have stated that patients with old age are the most likely to have a higher risk. However, it turns out there is also a 103-year-old grandmother who managed to recover from Covid-19. Reporting from www.independent.co.uk, Zhang Guangfen managed to defeat the virus that attack in her body after being treated for 6 days in Wuhan hospital.
A Lot of People Are Donating for Covid-19 Cause
Do you believe that there is still many good in people all around this world? Various countries including Singapore and Indonesia, are donating financial and medical help to fight against Covid-19. Hundreds of South Korean artists who donated hundreds of millions of dollar became the hottest news recently and officials in Singapore are willing to cut their salaries for health workers, as well as celebrities in Indonesia who have raised up to 2 billion rupiah to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
Pollution in the World Has Decreased
Reported by goodnewsnetwork.org, satellite readings of air pollution levels in China and Italy, two countries that suffered the most severe Covid-19 attacks, apparently showed a significant decrease in air pollution levels. Some reports estimate that quarantine in China has saved more than 100 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions from entering the atmosphere, equivalent to what is produced by Chile in a year.
We Are in This Together
Though almost every business took a big hit that can lead to bankruptcy, there are still many who are willing to reach out to others. News reports are coming in to announce that several hospitals are giving free lunch or snacks for their employees. Elle.com has also reported that there is a mysterious man who bought up all the flowers in a shop just hours before the entire store was forced to close to suppress the spread of Coronavirus or Covid-19.Doesn’t this warm everyone’s heart?
Closer to Your Friends and Families
Even though people must still remain vigilant, a series of good news about Covid-19 above can remind us that no one is truly alone and that we are fighting this battle together. Now is the chance to draw closer to your families, catch up with your with old friends and long lost friends!
In the meantime, complying with the government’s rules, maintaining good health and personal hygiene will also help to minimise the spread of the virus. Hopefully the good news about Covid-19 continues to arrive until finally this will end.
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