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From A to Zee: A Health and Safety Perspective — pandemic

COVID-19: Do I need a mask? How much toilet paper do I need? Are we overreacting? And other pressing questions about coronavirus.

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COVID-19: Do I need a mask? How much toilet paper do I need? Are we overreacting? And other pressing questions about coronavirus.

The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, made landfall in the United States on January 20, 2020. The first fatality occurred in Washington State in an elder care facility, and as of now, over 19,000 people in the US have been confirmed to have the virus. The stock market is reacting violently to the global threat of the virus, and stay home orders have shuttered the country. This particular virus is termed "novel" because it has never before been seen in humans, which means we have no natural immunity to it, and is why it is spreading so rapidly. It is...

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