The spread of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic continues despite more and more governments around the world enacting draconian measures to halt transmission. Measures including voluntary quarantine, lockdown and social distancing, are dramatically changing people’s lives in an attempt to reduce the death toll. While the data seems to suggest that these measures will work, hospitals could still become overwhelmed in your area. With medical staff having to make very difficult choices about who they treat, thanks to the limited resources they have available to them, catching this illness are something you should strive to avoid. We take a look at some of the latest developments in the fight to save people from COVID-19.
COVID-19 is a disease which has been caused by the infectious SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. It first made an appearance in November 2019 in the city of Wuhan in China. While there are four other coronavirus variants that only normally present themselves as a cold, COVID-19 is often much worse.
The coronavirus has people panic buying all over the world, the media has stories of doom and gloom and the financial markets have taken a big hit. More and more countries are locking down their residents and closing up shop to try to cope with the extreme medical burden caused by the coronavirus.
When you are looking to purchase meds online, price is an important factor, and large savings can be made when avoiding your local drugstore. But there are risks. Counterfeit drugs can be a real risk if you aren’t careful about where you order your medication, however. It can be difficult to buy the pills you need if you aren’t covered by insurance, so it is understandable that you will look for more cost-effective alternatives. Fake drugs are created to convince people that they are real, so just looking at the packaging won’t reveal the truth. The curse of counterfeit medications creates many victims and it is all too easy to fall into the trap set by scammers. We take a look at the problem and the victims it has created.
There are a great number of online pharmacies that offer drugs at much lower prices than your local drugstore. It can be extremely tempting to take up these offers to get your meds for a much more affordable cost. However, while the prices may seem low and the offers great, there are some risks. Most people won’t realize that there are far more scam pharmacies online than legit ones. And what’s more, is that most people won’t be able to tell the difference between a reliable store and one that you will regret using. We look through the potential and often very likely risks of shopping online for your medical needs with a drugstore that isn’t trustworthy.
The costs of medical supplies in the US are some of the highest in the world. If you are in the US it can be very tempting to look to foreign countries for cheap pills. There are a great number of online pharmacies to choose from, which seemingly offer customers a great deal on their meds.
Everyone wants to get a good deal and the Internet offers many more choices as well as opportunities to save. The cost of medication is one of the many areas where savings can be made online. However, buying medication online does carry some risks with it too. There are thousands of scam pharmacies online, ready to take your money and send you fake or bad-quality drugs. Often these stores are offering drugs of dubious quality from unknown locations.