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June Luhulima, An Underwater Conqueror

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A diver June Lihulima. (zonautara.com/Tonny Rarung)

MANADO, ZONAUTARA.com – June Lihulima is a woman who loves outdoors activity. Her passion for nature is expressed by hobby of mountain climbing and diving.

The woman of Ambon descent was getting attracted to the diving started from he had climbing a mount during rain and saw the other mountaineer using a dive mask.

“It’s so cool to see the mountaineer wearing a diving mask, then I thinking for looking a diving club to learn how to dive. It was 1976,” June told to Zona Utara reporter, on Wednesday (18/4/2018).

June began be a diver, and she ever get award and even become one who tried to support diving in Indonesia, especially in Manado City.

Here are June’s achievements:

– Champion underwater orientation of PON 10 in 1981, it was the first diving into PON.

– Following the record of most divers at Malalayang Beach in 2009.

– Established Scientific Diving Center in Belitung 2011.

– Administrator Persatuan Olahraga Selam Indonesia (POSI) 2007-2016.

– President Committee Confederation Mondaile Des Activities Subaquatiques (CMAS) 2013-2016.

– Chairman of International Relations POSI.

This strong woman is the conqueror of Biak underwater. In 1989, June mapping the underwater potential in Biak.

“At that time, I myself conquered Biak’s vast underwater,” she said.

Lecturer of Marine Medical Science at Indonesia Christian University said that diving is unique, because there are three components. First, Sport is an underwater orientation, those who usually take part in the diving championship. Second, Technique is the one who creates the diver in other words the trainer. Thirdly, scientists are underwater researchers or marine biologists.

According to her, Manado is very developed in sport and technique components and it became the mainstay of POSI. The proof is Manado ever appointed to organizer the International photo contest Asia 2013.

“Human Resources in Manado is very good and ready,” said June.

That way, it can develop potential of marine tourism in North Sulawesi and also the development of athletes dive in North Sulawesi.

June will go to Sangihe to develop tourism under the sea and at the same time develop a POSI organization.

Often,  June is doing clean sea and plant mangroves. Because for her, Indonesia is a marine country whose seas must be guarded, developed and utilized. So, we can know and explore the potential of this nature.

 

Editor : Christo Senduk

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Who was the first contracted the corona virus?

According to government data, a 55 years old from Hubei province could be the first person to contact Covid 19 on November 17, 2019.

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ZONAUTARA.COM – The coronavirus or Covid 19 has become a pandemic, as determined by WHO (World Health Organization) The disease had been affected people in more than 100 countries, including Indonesia.

Now, it is focused on handling and preventing the coronavirus. Until this article was written, there were 173,167 people infected worldwide, and 6,664 of them had died.

The originate of this virus is known from Wuhan in Hubei Province, China. Many people say, the coronavirus stems from people who eat bat meat. But who was the first person contracted the coronavirus?

South China Morning Post (SCMP) media tried to trace it by looking at documents owned Chinese Government. The search took them on an important date, November 17, 2019.

At the last days of 2019, Chinese authorities had identified at least 266 people were infected, these patients were under medical supervision at several points.

Interviews with whistle blowers from medical community showed that doctor in China just realized that they were facing a completely new disease at the end of December.

Scientists had mapped the pattern of early Covid 19 transmission in central China on January, two months before the outbreak became a global health crisis.

Finding out undetected and undocumented cases are so important to understand how the disease spreads and would be increased scientists’ understanding of the threat size of the coronavirus.

According to government data, a 55 years old from Hubei province could be the first person to contact Covid 19 on November 17, 2019.

From that date onwards, one to five new cases are reported every day. On December 15, total number of infected reached 27 people. The double digit increase in infected people was first reported on December 17 and on December 20. The total number of confirmed cases at that time has reached 60 people.

On December 27, Zhang Jixian, a doctor from Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital in Hubei Province, told that Chinese authorities that the disease was caused by a new coronavirus. On that date, more than 180 people had been infected, even though doctors may not have known all of them at the time.

On the last day of 2019, the number had increased to 266, and on the first day of 2020, the number had reached 381 cases.

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Scientists are wanting to identify who is called the “Patient Zero”. Because that patient can help them to track down the true source of coronavirus. Until this time coronavirus is thought that jump from wild animals to humans, which is very likely from bats.

From the first cases that include nine people had reported in November. They were four men and five women, but no one was confirmed as patient zero. These nine people are aged between 39 and 79 years, but unknown how many of them are from Wuhan, which is believed as the center of the coronavirus spread.

It is possible that the cases arrived earlier but untracked in documents studied by SCMP.

According to WHO website, the first Covid 19 case confirmed in China occurred on December 8, 2019, but the world health organization did not track in detail, just relied the information from its member countries.

Another report published in medical journal The Lancet, written by Chinese doctors from Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan, which treats some of the earliest patients, said the first known infection was December 1, 2019.

Dr Ai Fen, the first person who opens this information to the public, had told to People magazine in an interview that was later censored. The tests showed a patient at Wuhan Central Hospital was diagnosed on December 16 as an unknown person who infected the coronavirus.

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