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What can we expect from coronavirus?

If you're worried about getting coronavirus, here are some preventative measures you can take as the outbreak hits the U.S.

Coronavirus in the U.S.?

What we know

Coronavirus, known as COVID-19 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is rapidly spreading hysteria across the world. The virus includes symptoms of fever, cough, and/or shortness of breath appearing 2-14 days after exposure. While the United States has sixty confirmed cases of coronavirus, most spread due to travel, citizens are urged not to panic.

“One positive of what happened in China with the quarantine is that it actually bought the United States and the rest of the world some time to actually prepare for the coronavirus coming in. I think the average American can expect some disruptions. It could be travel disruptions, what they talked about in the news is that people should be ready to telecommute to work. Maybe their children will be asked not to go to school because one of the ways that the virus spreads most easily is in settings with little personal space. We could expect deaths in the future, we could expect additional community spread, but the real issue that we have right now is the flu. And it’s ongoing right now and people are dying right now. We should be preparing and kind of tackling the flu, and in addition, this is just something extra that’s come along that we need to worry about in the future. But we have the big problem right now that’s not being addressed and that’s the flu,” Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California Riverside Brandon Brown assures Brut.

Prevention methods

While a bit extreme, prevention methods directly parallel to flu prevention. Washing hands often, avoiding handshakes, wearing a facemask if exhibiting symptoms, going to the doctor’s instead of work when feeling under the weather, and following any and all CDC updates and travel advisories. A vaccine is currently under construction to cure the disease.

02/29/2020 1:04 PMupdated: 03/06/2020 3:21 PM
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17 comments

  • Jose R.
    03/12/2020 21:19

    No panic for poor people do not be closed to a millionaire 1%

  • Norma M.
    03/10/2020 22:54

    We are six weeks behind due to an inept workforce and POTUS’ cost cutting measures

  • Kelly G.
    03/10/2020 16:54

    Step away from the microphone PRISSY PENCE! Your MASTER Daddy CHEETO VON TWEETO has summoned you to the White House to drop to your knees beside SMELLYANNE to give him his daily dusty bj.

  • Aymen A.
    03/10/2020 07:07

    فضيل كل مايشوف ليهو نافورة ولا عمارة جميلة عايز يتصور معاها ا لاحاصل شنوا جاي من وين الزول من القرن ال ١٣

  • Tom T.
    03/09/2020 17:19

    From pence? Lmao

  • Chrissy S.
    03/09/2020 03:56

    How about stop the cruise trips and airplanes for a while.. How dumb to go on a cruise right after people were effected not one but twice already.. Is a boat ride worth infecting a entire population.. Guess money and fun more important than life..

  • Floyd S.
    03/09/2020 03:02

    Shut up

  • William M.
    03/08/2020 04:52

    i dont do 95% of what they say to do for 54 yrs and I have been pretty much healthy all my life i only got the flu shot when i was a kid.what am i ave i been doing wrong to stay healthy

  • Deb V.
    03/04/2020 23:59

    Didn't trump say it was a hoax? How does a hoax kill someone?

  • Mbagwu M.
    03/02/2020 19:52

    Prevention Is Better Than Cure!!!

  • Sami C.
    03/02/2020 08:00

    Looks like a new world order part

  • Curt B.
    03/02/2020 02:19

    The only thing we can hope for is that we don’t have a real epidemic on our hands. Because if we did we absolutely know that the clowns running this country will put greed over our presidents

  • Elana M.
    03/02/2020 02:18

    Just tell the truth, and how to some what protect ourselves and others, what are the symptom would help.. we are not panicked, we want preconditions,, why lie, and cover it up.. other than it's trumps survival of the fittest and population control,

  • Claudia T.
    03/01/2020 23:44

    "When Mike Pence was governor of Indiana, an HIV outbreak hit one of the state's poorest counties. A study by the Yale School of Public Health found that had Indiana acted earlier the number of people affected could have been reduced by more than 90%." What the hell is anyone doing listening to him.

  • Scott M.
    03/01/2020 22:02

    Build a wall

  • Brad F.
    03/01/2020 11:44

    Just pray lol.

  • Lora H.
    03/01/2020 05:24

    Lord .