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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…

Zimbabwe with Cricket

After being ostracized from international cricket for 21 years, South Africa returned to the fold in 1992. Zimbabwe also got test status in 1992. It started its international carrier by playing in the one-off test against India at Harare. This test ended in a draw. In 1993, the Zimbabwe team toured India to play one test match which it lost. But in 1998, it defeated the visiting Indian team to register its first win. Neil Johnson, Heath Streak, Andy and Grant Flower were the architect of the win over India. It was a big achievement to have defeated an India side that had been playing test cricket for 60 years and which had world class players like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly.
In 1998 itself, Zimbabwe toured Pakistan and registerd its first win on foreign soil by defeating the hosts 1-0. It surprised the cricketing world by wrapping up the match against Pakistan in 4 days. The second test ended in a draw and third test was not played due to bad weather conditions.…