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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 other na…

How Donald Trump became President of the United States of America ( USA )

On 8th November 2016, Americans took part in general elections to elect their new President. This year the battle for Presidency was a different one. The election favored Donald Trump, the Republican candidate. Trump beat the opposition leader Hilary Clinton, the Democratic candidate despite the fact that Hilary Clinton won the popular vote. How is it possible to become President of USA even if you don't have the majority of vote ? The answer lies in the working principle of Electoral College. 

                Electoral college is a house of representatives. The citizens of Americans does not directly elect their President. They elect representatives to Electoral college. These members of electoral college in turn elect the new President. So its not the people's majority of votes that matter rather the number of representatives favoring a particular Presidential candidate that matters. Each state has a certain number of seats allocated to Electoral college. The …