The virus typically causes mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses, and those affected exhibit cold-like symptoms. Some cases of coronavirus can be more severe, and individuals experience more serious lower respiratory tract illnesses like bronchitis and pneumonia.
Individuals should take the following precautions to avoid person-to-person spreading:
Break the Chain of Infection by breaking any of these links:
CDC, Prevention & Treatment: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html
CDC, Handwashing: https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/
We've been asked to practice Social Distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but what is Social Distancing, and will it work?
Read the latest guidance from CDC and Johns Hopkins about Social Distancing.
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