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What is Novel Corona Virus or COVID-19 | The Origin of COVID-19

The great human race came to a standstill in the year 2020 due to the deadly Corona virus also known as COVID-19. The outbreak began in the wet markets of Wuhan city located in Hubei province of China. Though the origin of this outbreak is still a mystery, our best researches indicates the origin to be a wet market in China. There were as few as 40 infections during December 2019 in Wuhan. However, it has now spread to 213 countries and territories around the world resulting in 6,463,647 infections and 382,709 deaths. COVID-19 has affected all forms of business around the world. There isn’t a single industry that hasn’t been touched by Corona Virus. Be it tourism, travel, agriculture, retail stores, there isn’t a single area that has been affected by COVID-19. However, most of the impact was borne by the health sector. It changed the way how we define human health.   For one, Nations understood that having superior medical infrastructure in their country is not enough as long as

Missy Franklin of America claimed Backstroke Victory in London Olympics 2012

Also known as the female Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin wins the backstroke event in the swimming category in the London Olympics 2012. She finished the 100 meters in just 58.33 seconds. She had a tough chance in the event since she finished her 200m freestyle (semi-final) event 10 minutes ago. Even then she finished in a good time. It was no ordinary victory. There was a great expectation from this young girl and she perfectly fitted according to the situation. She had a little time in changing her swimsuits and managed to cop up with the situation proving that Missy Franklin is a true Olympian. She faced many other great faces in the swimming history. There was Gemma Spofforth who was a former  record  holder in this event in 100ms. There was also Emily Seebohm, a German Australian. She set a record of 58.23 seconds in the heats. It was interesting to note that Missy Franklin never recorded a time that fast.   Missy Franklin had six events totally. They include 100m freestyle, 100