Applying my theory of Human Anti Entropy, the Wuhan Virus is an agent of entropy that kills the weak and sick on an individual level. Whilst on a larger fractal, also causes the most harm to the empires that are old, as compared to the younger nations like China that have vast reserves of national energy. Thus this pandemic will test the national energy of all nations, but the surprise will be that the western nations in the long run, may well be worst affected, over China and its Asian cousins.
Above LEFT Immature white blood cells resulting from congenital leukaemia. This is a cancer-like disease of these blood cells. Above RIGHT Cancer cells from human breast. This a common site for benign and malignant tumours.
A man sprays the top of a bus with an anti-flu virus in London, in March 1920, during the epidemic that followed World War One. Public health measures such as this were powerless in preventing its widespread transmission
Mosquito (Anopheles) feeding on human blood. Their mouthparts are adapted for piercing the skin of plants and animals. While both males and females typically feed on nectar and plant juices, the female needs to obtain nutrients from a ‘blood meal’ before she can produce eggs.
A smallpox vaccination kit from the nineteenth-century, containing small blades used to pierce the patient’s skin. Edward Jenner (1749–1823), a country doctor, developed the inoculation against the killer disease.
The cinchona tree is the only known natural source of quinine. Its medicinal properties were discovered by the Quechua Indians of Peru and Bolivia, and later the Jesuits brought it back to Europe. It first appeared in therapeutics in the seventeenth century.