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Sars CoV2 - a global surprise

Life is what happens while you were making other plans, so the saying goes. Some years after the West escaped the potential impact of SARS and MERS, SARs CoV2, a new strain of Corona virus which targets our respiratory systems has spread across the world. Containment efforts have required economic shutdown, bolstering of critical care capacity in hospitals and "deep freezing" our 21st century way of life. The effects are widespread and unpredictable and will result in a tragic loss of life, not just of susceptible elderly people but of susceptible young people. Whilst grateful this virus is not as virulent as it might be, nevertheless some communities and families will be denied the pleasure