We’re sure you’ve been reading about the Novel Coronavirus and the dangers it poses to human health.
News feeds have been awash doomsday-sounding headlines; with minute-by-minute updates on the number of people who’ve been infected and the ones who’ve succumbed to it (they can give cricinfo a run for their money).
While it’s important to know all you can about the virus and take precautionary measures, it’s equally important not to panic. Surgical masks and alcohol-based disinfectants have flown off the shelves as people are hoarding them for fear of an epidemic. Soon we’ll see what’s App messages on how we should start piling our homes with essentials food supplies.
It’s a virus, not World War 3, so let’s get some perspective.
First with the good news