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China as a Potential Hub for Future Pandemics

China as a Potential Hub for Future Pandemics

Chinese authorities were focused on the name of the virus rather than the disease itself

Wuhan, China is the epicentre of the infection but surprisingly the Chinese government is more concerned about the ‘economical impact’ of naming this strain of coronavirus as Wuhan Virus rather than the ‘mortality and morbidity impact’ of the disease itself. It is worth mention here that the COVID-19 is one of a type from the coronavirus family. There are several strains of coronaviruses but naming one of them as the family itself is very confusing.