Video About Review Paper that Predicted Coronavirus in China Goes Viral
CORONAVIRUS IN CHINA – A review paper went viral on social media as it allegedly predicted the outbreak in China a year before it happened.
Before the year 2019 ended, there were reports that a mysterious disease has infected a lot of people in a city in China. Later on, it was identified as the new coronavirus or the novel coronavirus.
Also called as nCoV, the novel coronavirus or now called as COVID-19 has left Wuhan City in the province of Hubei under an outbreak. More than 40,000 people were infected and at least 1,000 have passed away.
The COVID-19 allegedly stemmed from bats. The outbreak allegedly started from the bat soups served in the market in Wuhan.
In line with the coronavirus in China, recently, a review paper that allegedly predicted the outbreak a year ago went viral. Based on a post on Facebook by Hashem Al-Ghaili, the said paper entitled as “Bat Coronaviruses in China” was published on March 2, 2019.
Four (4) authors – Yi Fan, Kai Zhao, Zheng-Li Shi, and Peng Zhou, predicted that the outbreak has a big chance of happening in China. The paper came from Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, the epicenter of the disease.
Based on the video, since it is a review paper, the author must have started writing it several months before it was received last January 29, 2019. Here is the viral video on Facebook about the review paper that allegedly predicted the coronavirus in China:
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