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    (December 2019- )
    Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19); Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
    Discovered in Wuhan, China
    Approximately two years in to Covid 19 pandemic, resulted in over 279 million confirmed cases and 5.4 million deaths worldwide

Why Covid-19 might be annoying:

    The source is unknown, but rumors swirled it started when a human was somehow infected by a bat.
    It was fatal for millions who were infected, while millions of others were completely asymptomatic after being exposed.
    It resulted in billions of people around the world having to remain socially distanced from each other.
    It caused restaurants, movie theaters, amusement parks, tourist attractions, and a variety of other entertainment options to shut down.
    It kept sports fans from attending games in person and kept kids home from school for way too long.
    It impacted economies around the world, and left millions unable to afford food, housing, and utilities.
    It burdened many health care systems across the world.
    It meant millions of people had to wear a mask wherever they went.
    It canceled the 2020 Olympics, holiday plans, awards shows, annual events, and so much more.
    It created drama in the 2020 US general election as states tried to figure out how to balance social distancing with access to voting.
    It had several 'spin-off' strains (variants).

Why Covid-19 might not be annoying:

    It might not have been the worst thing ever for introverts.
    It generated business for streaming services, video conference platforms, online retailers, etc.
    It allowed millions of people to work from home.
    It led many people to adopt/rescue animals, as all of sudden, there were people at home to take care of the new pets.
    It inspired millions around the world to increase their charitable giving and to volunteer.
    It showcased ingenuity, as vaccines were created within a year's time.

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