Mass hysteria rarely ever helps any situation and coronavirus is no exception. Very real pandemics, such as Swine Flu … The 21 st century version of the Black Plague is on the move.. No one is safe. Diseases and illnesses aren’t becoming deadlier but the mass hysteria surrounded them becomes better organized and faster thanks to the speed of technologies like social media allowing hysteria to evolve and flow through borders all so strangers can bond and feel connected. In sociology and psychology, mass hysteria (also known as mass psychogenic illness, collective hysteria, group hysteria, or collective obsessional behavior) is a phenomenon that transmits collective illusions of threats, whether real or imaginary, through a population and society as a result of rumors and fear (memory acknowledgement). I’m just pissed of my nearest LA firness is closed. The media are full of dire prognostications about the future, while online sites run scary data projections showing potentially millions dying from the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Mass hysteria, misinformation, and a constant stream of media and news is honestly doing more harm than the actual virus itself. As the Doomsday predictions and reports of COVID-19 continue, people are quite literally losing their minds. Panic over the novel coronavirus is hitting a fever pitch in the US. As with H5N1, as with coronavirus. Think accurately and rationally. The city of Wuhan, along with several others, has been cut off to public transport. Some coronaviruses simply cause the common cold, while others cause more serious illnesses. There's a bunch of fights and accidents happening because people are acting like it's the end of the world, we're seeing a lot of the worst signs of humanity (there are some good sides too, but it's a lot of bad), and it's causing a lot of panic. This is mass hysteria and it is occurring around the world.

Coronavirus hysteria occurs because we confuse precaution with risk. That’s right, hysteria is better as a group activity. There have been numerous strains over the years of the coronavirus (CoV). The Pitfalls of Mass Hysteria Regarding COVID-19. And despite repeated pleas from health officials not to purchase them, Americans can't stop snatching up masks and respirators. Take a deep breath. Ambulance workers move a man on a stretcher from the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Wash. into an ambulance, Friday, March 6, 2020. Corona Virus – Shaped Hail Hits China June 29, 2020 THE GREAT RESET OF GLOBAL CAPITALISM June 28, 2020 LT. COL. ALLEN WEST: “Stand Up For the Rule of Law and Not Be Forced into Surrender to the Rule of the Mob” June 27, 2020 But nasty bugs derived from Chinese livestock markets never fail to whip up mass hysteria. Like Liked by 1 person. Mass hysteria is a collection of symptoms suggestive of organic illness, but without an identifiable cause. March 9, 2020. by Samantha Bertolino. The facility is the epicenter of the outbreak of the the COVID-19 coronavirus in Washington state. The best remedy for outbreaks and a possible calamity is a calm study, practical decisions and quick execution. It is a type of virus that is transmitted between animals and humans, a zoonotic virus. Use common sense. (╬ 皿 )╯ Like Like. The coronavirus is an infection in the upper respiratory system typically causing many symptoms related to the common cold. Mass hysteria, also known as epidemic hysteria, is a constellation of symptoms suggestive of organic illness but without an identifiable cause. In a following series of articles, I will unpack the many implications of the mass panic. That would be so Captain Obvious for me to say there is Mass Hysteria and sorry for my outburst. With 131 dead and 5,000 people infected, the coronavirus is causing mass hysteria across the continents. Mass Hysteria: An incorrect response to coronavirus. The hysteria over the coronavirus has hit, if you’ll pardon the expression, fever pitch.