With the onset of 2020, the life of all mankind changed in a very different way. The changes affected the whole of mankind drastically. Changes in the world were so sudden that humanity was unprepared for it. It all began when in 2019, Wuhan a city in China was exposed to a very deadly new kind of virus. No longer than this time, the virus instantly spread throughout the whole of Wuhan city and for the very first time in the history of mankind, the destruction came from a deadly virus which just got stronger and made human bodies its target. Based upon its structure, the virus was named as "CoronaVirus".
The virus because of its year of origination was entitled as COVID-19. The virus proved itself to be a lethal killer and the whole world saw its long lasting impacts and is still dealing with it. Originating from Wuhan, it became a pandemic in no time. Ever since "World War II" ended, it is believed to be the most dangerous disaster from that time. The disaster has currently put the whole world under a global lockdown state and is getting on to the nerves of the whole world. In a time that COVID-19 is bringing great disaster on the whole humanity. There is another danger that is affecting the whole world these days. This danger is none other than the danger of "Wrong Information" or "Misguidance ". In a time when the humanity is already at the verge of breaking down, the wrong information becomes a source of emotional torture for the already suffering humanity. When a person in panic relies on some misinforming sources regarding COVID-19, his stress increases further. This situation is very common these days. You all will agree at this that we all have been misinformed about this ongoing pandemic at some point. We know that COVID-19 is a very critical issue the world is currently dealing with but when compared to the panic level created through it, it still ranks low in its power.
Recently, many governments of the world are active against creating sources upon which one can rely. They are working for ending all the fake sources of information dealing with COVID-19 and keeping the reliable ones active. The efforts have lately become effective against controlling the spread of fake information circulating in circles. A large source is permanently shut down but still from time to time, the fake information keeps on knocking our doors. Mostly, this information is about the number of increasing cases and death reports but do you really believe the internet without having a background check? Well, before we tell you some really genuine sources providing trusted and rightly reported information. We will like to advise you some important measures to stop yourself from panicking any further. The foremost thing is "Stop" believing all the information you read on the internet because not everything on COVID-19 is really about it. Furthermore, always check the background of the information you are receiving because sometimes a wrong source can create more destruction than the virus itself can.
If you are wondering about some really valid information sources from where you can get the right kind of information from time to time. This article is totally made for you. We are going to provide you with a list of all the valid sources here. So, release your tension and find about these sources from where you can expect to find the best and reliable information.
The World Organization, is an organization chiefly meant for tackling down the heath based problems worldwide. All across the globe, through its renowned teams of health care experts, it has played a major role in disease prevention on a global scale. Soon after the COVID-19pandemic rose to its height, WHO was the first to indicate its long-term complications on a wider scale. WHO titled COVID-19 as a " Global Pandemic " after watching its spread level. The efforts of WHO don't end here, but in order to make the general public aware of its seriousness, it has played a very significant role. The formation of COVID-19 Emergency Dashboard is its major measure to update people all across the globe regarding this.
The dashboard involves a global map, updating about the spread on the state and global level. It provides hour-to-hour updates about the actual number of cases within the world. Alongside the global level, it also gives the most accurate number of cases which include those who have recovered, total death tolls as well as the new cases emerging. On its dashboard, WHO apart from providing the total number of cases, also gives required information about the spread. It covers all the COVID-19 related queries and answers them. This measure of WHO in order to control the spread is exceptionally amazing. The queries section tells everything about COVID-19 in detail. It also wipes out all the myths, which are circulating in the common masses. It also informs about the latest developments being made about the COVID-19 vaccine and the efforts done in this regard. So, if you want to keep yourself updated about the latest news and information based on COVID-19, you should rely upon WHO's official dashboard created for this purpose.
During a time when the whole world is badly struck by the pandemic. The United Nations has also stepped ahead to fight with this pandemic. It has introduced a specified web page on its site, which particularly involves all the queries regarding the novel coronavirus. It covers the spread data on the state level and adds efforts of the governments which are a part of the United Nations. Besides, it has also played a major role in giving viewpoints of analysts upon this ongoing situation. Preventive measures and symptoms of the virus are given on the site where anyone can find about all the necessary information. Recently, it has also begun introducing the economic and social changes created by the pandemic and how it is playing its part to control that. The United Nations has corresponded with the World Health Organization for creating awareness in the general public. It resulted in teaming up with the health experts who inform you about the necessary steps to adopt apart from social distancing.
This official health care department in the United States is one of the best sources of accurate information you can ask for. On the official website of the department, you can find about the exact number of cases all across the U.S. The website provides you with a map including all the states within it. If you are not into maps or such sort of pictorial data. It gives you options to click on the states to find about the condition over there. It also updates its records from hour-to-hour. Another benefit is here you can find out the right number of officially recorded cases. Besides, it informs about the lockdown conditions going on within different states of the U.S. Hence, for those who want to keep themselves updated about the pandemic situation while being in the U.S, the weblink to this department is a fine source.
BBC has been really active in reporting the pandemic situation all across the world. The updates are done from minute to minute on the online platforms. The news corporation with its globally spread reporters and broadcasters have brought the true situation of the pandemic in far flung areas of the world. Here you can find about all the necessary information you need to find out including the historical background, the case studies, symptoms, treatments, major issues on how to treat the pandemic and steps done by the government so far. Oh! and the number of officially reported cases well are a must.
When we think about all the genuine sources, whose words are final and can't be suspected with any fear of doubt, CNN is the name to be believed. This U.S-based news channel right now is a very valid source for getting information about the pandemic situation in the United States. It is also reporting about the global scale but is finest with the case reporting in States. You can expect to find out about the recovered cases, their survival stories, efforts of the healthcare experts and their views on lockdown. CNN not only is giving you all the timely updates, but is providing you with the analyst point of view on this situation.
Google has also stepped forward in dealing with the seriousness of the pandemic. Google has created a COVID-19 alert bot which gives you all the alerts regarding the pandemic. It appears just down below the search bar. The bright red COVID-19 alert upon clicking displays all the latest information regarding COVID-19. The best thing about this alert bot is that it works in correspondence with your geographical location. So, you can find out about all the local updates on COVID-19 as reported by sources. Also, if you are interested in finding about the global situation, you can find it too but down in the list. Well! a little pain results in a lot of gain.
This health based website provides its own tracking map where you can find out the latest number of cases. It also has the COVID-19 portal where you can find out about the history, symptoms and preventions of the pandemic. Because it is a health-based website, it also informs people who are suffering from other illnesses that how COVID-19 can affect them? Why not get some idea about your body and the effect of this pandemic on it.
If you are a science freak and want to know about the COVID-19 on a purely scientific basis, Scienalert is for you. This website gives you the scientific articles on the pandemic as well as gives you the information about the vaccine in development. It also informs you about the scientific research based on pandemic so far.
How can we forget the role of social networking websites at such a difficult time? Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have introduced various segments and content based on COVID-19. Facebook has introduced a COVID-19 frame which brings awareness to the general public. There are different official pages of government verified departments on Instagram and Twitter which gives you the latest information about the situation. One thing you need to be careful about, while relying on the information is that always make sure that the source is an official one otherwise it will create nothing but panic.
All you need to do is to rely on genuine sources and wash your hands. Also, don't forget to stay in your houses because we have to fight against this deadly virus together.