While we still couldn’t take our noses off the pandemic, just as we were planning to drop the veils that covered our mouths and noses and test how far the pandemic had gone, this time an African cousin of the old virus, whose name we mentioned a lot during the pandemic, fell in front of us.
This old and relatively well-known virus, known for at least half a century, seems to have left African forests and begun its journey between people and continents.
The close relationship to smallpox raises public concerns. While we are trying to overcome a pandemic that we have not been able to prevent, even though we anticipate its arrival, and we are no longer tired of hoping for an end, we are still tingled with open nerve endings.
In fact, it is not the public that needs to worry, it is the administrations we hope to learn from the pandemic.
Until this pandemic, which killed millions and stopped our lives, I said:
“For us, infections aren’t really much different from previous centuries.” Because as an infectious physician, I constantly see diseases such as cholera, syphilis, tuberculosis and AIDS, which you only remember from catastrophes in the past, but this pandemic has put us in the position of a candle.
We are experiencing a cosmic collision with a virus that is so active and insidious … The infectious diseases that accompany us throughout human history and are an inevitable consequence of our relationship with Earth cause epidemics when our relationship with Earth, our network of social life, becomes ill.
Viruses that cause epidemics or pandemics do not disappear once they adapt to humans. Although they will continue to spread as we meet and our immunity matures, they cannot spread much, but this agreement, which we balance with our immunity, can be undermined at any time in favor of viruses and infectious diseases.
Smallpox is our only triumph in the history of epidemics that shines like the conquest of the human mind.
In diseases such as polio and diphtheria, which we are very close to eradicating by ‘vaccination’, we encounter wars, poverty and inequality.
In fact, there are several reasons why “monkeypox disease” is worrying, as it is first found only in monkeys that gave the disease its name.
The disease, which was previously transmitted off the continent due to either contact with Africa or wildlife trade, infected a limited number of people in a single geographical area, which could be expressed in single digits. There is now a phenomenon, the number of which in many countries, where it has spread at the same time, is expressed in the tens.
Given the possibility that there may be undetected overlooked phenomena, this raises concerns about the possibility of accelerated human-to-human spread, perhaps already accelerated.
A possible scenario is that the virus, which did not have a chance to spread in the immune population due to smallpox vaccination, began to spread in a susceptible population that has not been vaccinated since we stopped in the 1980s.
Another possibility is only random synchronicity, caused by the fact that we have become mentally and physically very fragile due to the pandemic time that brought the world before us like a storm.
The first case reported in England in early May came from Nigeria.
The following cases had no contact with Africa.
At the time of writing, the number of cases has exceeded the total number of cases recorded over the last fifty years outside the African continent.
In fact, outbreaks in Africa in 2017 and 2018 in Nigeria and Cameroon warned that a critical threshold for human-to-human spread could have been reached.
A researcher born in Cameroon, now working in the USA. Boghuma Kabisen TitanjiThe following note shared by the user via social networks focuses on what is happening.
“Now that the United States has seen its first case, you’re ready to find out about chickenpox.”
Sitemini goes on to explain that they could not find a magazine to publish their work on the 2018 epidemic in Cameroon, and that the stories and warnings of researchers in low-income countries could not find listeners.
Although science and scientific publications monopolized by high-income countries are sufficient to find drugs and vaccines, it is not enough to bring these drugs and vaccines to those who need them most.
Not only is this not enough, but it also prevents us from hearing stories in low-income countries that continue the fire of the epidemic.
But viruses know no boundaries.
Moreover, they are the king of this empire.
They always have been and always will be. Because they can infect all living things on Earth, including other microbes.
The probability of a collision with trillions of viruses is very high and conditions seem to be moving in this direction.
They are transitional forms between life and the inanimate.
It clings to solid matter that never dies or disappears, and to living things.
They are not interested in our absence.
A pandemic is actually a “symptom” in medical language, a finding that shows how sick our relationship with the Earth is.
Until the disease is cured, he will continue with relapses or various findings.
It is therefore not difficult to predict that this century will be a pandemic.
We can even say with a quote: “The world is now a backyard of viruses”.
I will summarize the reasons again as follows: Excessive and central overpopulation, higher population growth in poor areas, travel, migration and interventions in the ecological balance and wildlife …
In addition, these situations, which are the causes of the pandemic, have become more proven and deepened thanks to the pandemic.
The fragile population with advanced age and health problems in developed countries and the working and productive population in poor countries were lost in this pandemic.
In a sense, everyone was unlucky before the pandemic.
Combining science, vaccines and medicines with those who need it most was essential during the pandemic. However, high-income countries that have the power to bring science closer to the public have either intended or are not going to do so.
One thinks that they have left their fragile populations in purgatory only to conscientious people, relying on vaccines and drugs that they have enough.
However, the last in an endless pandemic omicron sick in the wave percent More than 50 are facing an “extended Covid”, another problem that will occupy the health care system for a long time.
A population that is healthy enough not to die and rational enough to be vaccinated cannot escape the storm of a pandemic.
Pandemics are such, they bring the world before them like a storm with all its layers. Everything is damaged except inanimate matter.
It is necessary to correct this when the pandemic is over, to think about the mistakes from which to learn, and to reprogram sick relationships during the pandemic.
One must listen to the voice of Africa, the fragile population left in limbo, where viruses have left its forests.
I will leave you a voice here that you can listen to:
“De Du Tago, girl.”
He says, leave it behind, leave it behind and he faces the oil slick, he says he forgot the voice of the seagull, the voice of the forest, who shouted at him when he shouted at the forest…