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Publish Date : 20 March 2020 - 00:31  ,  
News ID: 7036
TEHRAN(Basirat): Over the past centuries, countries have been proud of their high incomes and wealth, and have always sought to rule over other countries, a move which ultimately has led to war. It also considered one of the main causes of WWI and WWII.

On the other hand, epidemics that spread in the past, resulted in huge casualties due to the lack of vaccines and antibiotics and acted as controlling factors of the world’s natural population.

By taking a look at the outcome of these events, one will finds out that the First World War, which had been waged due to the same territorial expansions, ended with the outbreak of Spanish flu, as it inflicted burden financial and living costs on countries and made political leaders to make peace.

It is noteworthy that rich countries in the past, because of their high income, used to turn to making arms and inciting the world to war. Therefore, the world’s leaders talked with each other through the power of weapon. But, at the present time, when the world is struggling with a global pandemic (the coronavirus), instead of thinking about the former ideals, all states and leaders around the world should find a way to protect people from a hostility that is not even seen.

This global pandemic has proven to the whole world that the rich and the poor are all equally vulnerable to disease and class gap does not have anything to do with it. In fact, the possibility for a rich country to be infected is as the same of a poor country, and the casualties will be same at the end.

It is true that the coronavirus has resulted in many difficulties and deaths, but, by creating the sense of sympathy and weakness, it could make us all realize that it does not matter whether we are matter Iranian, American, rich, poor, black or white, as we are vulnerable to the virus to the same degree.

Source: TehranTimes

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