by Alim “Kim” Bandara*

2020 June 21

The Covid-19 pandemic came to a surprise to the global community, critically affecting even countries with most modern and advanced medical technologies and health care systems. There are speculations that it was a man made biological weapon that went wrong. Although on going studies show that Covid-19 was caused by a corona virus that might have came from bats, which then transmitted to another wildlife, most likely the pangolin, and infected humans. The virus spread very rapidly through human to human transmission; hence resulted to the introduction of many quarantine protocols, ranging from international, national and down to the smallest units of the government territorial jurisdiction, in order to prevent the spread of the virus. A number of observers see the entire phenomenon as symptomatic of the changing relationship between nature and humans.

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