Has to be the Wrackspurts! Have you explored this yet?
By: Selevas Amagus
In a series of unprecedented events, one right after another, the Department of Mysteries and The Department of Magical Creatures have undergone a joint collaboration to understand what the muggle world has identified as COVID19.
Interestingly enough, not a single Wizard or Witch has been known to contract what the World Health Organization has deemed a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern”. Regardless of it not affecting the magical community, the department of International Magical Cooperation has been following cases of the “virus” in muggles throughout multiple countries in an attempt to understand its pattern of contraction.
When we caught up with Edward Scot, the Lead Liaison Minister, he had the following to say regarding the situation:
“At this point in time we’re not sure why The Wizarding world is not being affected by COVID19. We have no recorded cases of contractions. I do know that the Department of Mysteries is looking into how a hex may have contributed to this outbreak, and that the Department of Magical creatures is performing autopsies on deceased muggles to look for connections to any magical animals.”
In an interview, the Lead Liaison could not provide any definitive answers for The world of magic, but it is important to note that they are looking into hexes and magical creatures as viable possibilities to this malady that has muggles more frantic than Magical Community was the last time an Erumpent was set loose in Diagon Alley.
One important warning the the department of International Magical Cooperation wishes to share with the world of magic is this:
“Even though Muggles have taken to boarding up in their homes, we must continue to adhere to the International Statute of Secrecy and safeguard our community from the Muggles. Some wizards have been seen in the empty streets of London wearing robes, using magic and failing to conceal themselves because so many Muggles seem to have gone into hiding. One group of young Wizards was even discovered by a group of Muggles playing Quidditch out in the open on the countryside! Took a whole team of Oblivators to rectify the situation. Despite these unusual times, I remind you to stay vigilant and avoid notice from the Muggle community.”
Could a Wizard or Witch have conjured a hex that only affects muggles? Is a new, un-identified magical creature responsible for the novel disease muggles and no-majs are contracting? Why is our Wizarding community immune to this pandemic?
There seems to be an abundance of confusion and misinformation infiltrating the media at this time about the circumstances surrounding this malady. But one thing is for sure, The Daily Prophet will continue to follow up on the ongoing circumstances that are alluding both the muggle and the magical world.
Until then, Witches and Wizards, remember to keep your wands and broomsticks clean (Scourgify!) and stay out of sight of the Muggle community while we get to the bottom of this mysterious ailment.
Has to be the Wrackspurts! Have you explored this yet?
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oh yes i am muggle born myself and know just how awful it is. I’m starting my second year at Hogwarts this fall. This covid19 thing I think is a hex, because the wizarding world may not have found all the charms, spells and curses. so any wizard or witch could have found a new one
Your young… I’m starting fifth year this term, Audrey Truong-Ravenclaw-Half blood-Seeker, dating Lex Marich-Ravenclaw-Muggle born-Chaser. Have you heard of me or Lex? I am very excited for O.W.Ls.
What the frick my real name is Lex Marich. Do you know me in real life?
I’m on my fourth year at Hogwarts and it’s pretty hard trying to school work on a computer. I’m trying to go to Hogwarts to become an Auror but it’s gonna be difficult due to this hex that the Muggles call Covid-19.
it might be some sort of pure-blood’s idea of a prank on all the muggle born kids. a couple of my friends have gotten it, and they were all muggle born. probably a seventh year, because its a complex hex.
That is quite some interesting news. I am muggle-born myself, and living without any wizard family members, it is quite difficult for me to use any magic to fix problems for the ministry. Don’t worry, I work in the Ministry of Magic.
i honstley think its a death eater *coughUmbridgecough*
I very much think it’s Umbridge too Sophia. Cause Umbridge made Harry write ”I must not tell lies.” in his own BLOOD when she was the Defence against dark arts teacher.
It can’t have been Umbrige she works at the ministry. It would affect her too.
Why does she still work there? After all she did
Mr. Snape, that’s a point but it doesn’t matter whether she works at the ministry of not. Mrs. Potter and Miss Sophia are right. Umbridge would do anything to harm muggleborns and muggles. P.s. Mr. Snape, your sacrifices for this world are great💚💚💚, honestly, we❤️you xoxo
– Varsha Iyengar
First-year Gryffindor, Hogwarts
By the way, Mr. Snape, are you writing from the Afterlife or is it your portrait writing here? If it’s actually you writing from the Afterlife, I am glad you are still in touch with all of us modern day witches and wizards! 💚💚💚 we❤️you XOXO
– Varsha Iyengar
Lol. But to think of it, it is possible; Umbridge mostly hates Muggle-borns, and to hurt them ( she would do ANYTHING), she might as well put a teeny hex on them. I hope the Ministry finds out the last spell Umbridge used with her wand. But Umbridge is not that dumb– she might use a different wand from someone else loyal to her. The Ministry better search who did this.
So, the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures have began to do autopsies of Muggles now, have they? Preposterous! I mean, really, what ARE the point of the Muggle Liaison Office, if not to keep an open line of communication with the Muggle Prime Minister in times like this. And come to think of it, what is the British Institute for Muggle Studies doing these days, exactly? Playing gobstones?
I agree, Archie!
Hex? I think this is less a hex and a curse instead.
Anything is possible. Hex or curse, this MUST be all of a witch/wizard’s work.
I am a witch and I am in Hogwarts now. I think its a death eater behind all this. I vote that we try to find that death eater. I am on the search myself at Hogwarts. So, I request the magical community to keep a look out for the Death Eater.
But after the *death* of Voldemort, didn’t they all return to Azkaban? Surely, the guards took their wands away, too. I’m muggle born, so I don’t know much…
Some did in fact flee and were not captured. The dark marks on their arms scarred over but there are many still out there today that are unbeknownst to the Ministry of Magic’s registry of modern Death Eaters.
The Prophet has speculated for some time now that it could in fact be a new order of Death Eaters that are among us.
True. But are there any clues in their secret headquarters? Maybe a string of hair? Also, did that incorrigible Fenrir Greyback get thrown into Azkaban? Even if he’s not fully a Death Eater, he still supported Volde– er, sorry— You-Know-Who. I recently found out that my friend in Slytherin is afraid of its name.
Since this Covide19, is all around the globe. Would be possible that the Death Eaters, are around the globe as well, but unable to be detacted?
I’m a muggle-born witch, and living in a house of 5 muggles, I also must stay quarantined to avoid suspicion of the muggle cops.
this is a dangerous thing. I think the Death Eater’s are behind this. As this is all around the globe are Death Eater’s too?
I truly believe that this pandemic in the muggle world is a hex. Though I think that this pandemic was caused by a witch/wizard fooling around with magic. As dark witches and wizards would have made this illness spread to the muggle community and the magical community, to create an environment suitable for world take over. With everything said I do wish the muggles to take care and stay safe.
I quite agree Evelyn, are you a pure blood because my dad is a muggle and he is lucky that he gets to stay in a home with protection charms so covid19 can’t get in. We are also keeping up with my dads mates (muggles) and it sounds absolutely HORRIBLE, it also sounds achingly familiar for when decades ago Death eaters and You Know Who was extremely powerful and it was a danger to leave homes. I still don’t forgive that revolting squib, J.K Rowling for spilling our magical history and turning it into books. It is also such an offence for them to make a MOVIE about it. My grandmother was equally furious because she said it was EXTREMELY HORRIBLE back then! It is a little relieving that muggles think it’s just some made up story but that is also an offence and J.K Rowling got FAMOUS for it! What a sickening squib. Honestly!
Maybe this has been done by a death eater to get rid of the Muggles!
My dad is a muggle (me is half blood) and he had to stay in a protected house full of charms with us. His friends have been keeping in touch with us and it sounds hpHOREUBLE. Not being allowed to meeting your friends or going shoPing
Can this be seen by muggles? I WILL report this because I’m using a muggle device from my muggle dad.
No. As a half-blood, the Muggles call it a virus. And viruses are very, very, tiny. Not-been-able-to-see-with-a-naked-eye tiny. Perhaps the Ministry can do SOMETHING to find all this mess… if it IS a hex or curse.
How horrible! While I do not know any muggles myself, several muggle born friends have told me about the fearful aura surrounding muggles these days.
A reminder to all that muggles are not weak, nor are they stupid. Please remember that!
I don’t think it was a hex or a curse or any type of spell. I willing to bet that a nundu got loose somewhere and started a virus.
Visiting my mates and family here in the United States and I must Say that these Muggles are perhaps handling it the most poorly of anyone.
I am living with my cousins [ they are muggles ] and VERY bad hope I get to see you guys soon oh and……………. WIZARD ON
Not all lots are as proactive as the next!
sounds something Bellatrix Lestrange would do…
why did she die? would have happily joined her….
SHE WAS ABOUT TO KILL GINNY WEASLEY!!!!! IF SHE SUCCEEDED THE ATTEMPT, THEN LILY POTTER WOULDN’T BE ALIVE!!!! >:(
Harbor, are you dating my daughter cause you said it like you’re ❤ with her?
Seriously? these muggles didn’t know what hit them after i cursed them…
I honestly think it is a death eater as well.
Leave it to the muggles to ruin the world, no hate on them but they are always getting them selves in messes and having us caught in the cross fire!
The Muggles have been making this “Counter Potion” to inject into other Muggles arms. Do you think their “Counter Potion” would actually work against the hex? I’m a bit concerned for the Muggles…
I’m not sure… and also, they’re not called potions– they’re called vaccines. Kind of like potions, except, you don’t drink it.
Is it possible that the magic in our blood grant us immunity?
This might be some kind of hex! Thank god we can still go back to school (Hogwarts), I’ve been missing Alex! (Alice Granger-Weasley/Gryffindor/5th year/Quidditch Captain/Currently dating Alexander Diggory, 5th year as well)
Aww, how nice. I’m in 2nd year, and I have no interest in boys. Most of the boys in my common room are disgusting.
I miss my boyfriend too. Can’t wait to see him! (Luna Potter-Weasley/Slytherin/6th year/Prefect/Right now dating Joel Granger-Weasley, 7th year)
That’s my ex glad too see you dating a Prat, ugh of course i am a Slytherin, I am Jessica Severus Malfoy.
Is it possible the virus is related to bats? My muggle cousins in america are telling me that they get targeted for being asian americans. Sort of like how pure-bloods used to treat us muggle-borns. Also, I’m wondering if this will affect this year’s N.E.W.Ts exams.
COVID 19 is So confusing……Either it’s a hex or a curse. I remember someone saying that it could be a death eater but I don’t believe that. If also could be related to bats. A lot of people said that it’s related to bats.
Most Likely A Hex.
I’m muggleborn and I know that the muggles are staying at them homes.
Watch out! Anyone whose family member is a muggle can catch the hex. Some of us may need to quarantine too.
I just read on the muggle-web that it is actually a germ, it is so tiny that you can’t see it but it can cause death if absorbed.
I’m a witch muggle-born, and hide in muggle word as nurse assistant and I think this is a hex and can affect some of us!! It was created by a group of witches and dark wizards. Not a single witch or wizard can do without help of the dark. I survived this hex and was able to protect my loved ones. However I must admit it’s was such a dangerous and exhausting fight. Fighting against the unseen it’s very challenging. Unfortunately, this “virus” (like muggles called it) as mutated. Now it’s more dangerous, contagious and deathly than before! I would recommend just to be vigilant and safe.
Hey, I’m not sure how to get back to Hogwarts, I’m a first year, not very good at Muggle devices (though I’m Half-blood)… What ‘Web-Site’ do I have to go to? Any idea guys?
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