Over the past weeks countries all over the world have been implementing strict measures to contain spread of the new type of the coronavirus. Those measures include quarantine of the population, plants shutdown, transport isolation of the countries and others.
This being said, despite the information noise, which has spread all over the world, the number of people infected with that virus and the number of people, who died from it, do not fall under the concept of the pandemic. According to information of ministries of health in several countries, the number of people sick with the flu or the cold by many times increases the number of the coronavirus cases; however, in spite of that, over the last decades such decisive and serious measures had not been taken once, especially on a global scale.
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