Video: Things You Should Know About 2019-nCoV

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There’s a lot to know about epidemics, including the latest virus, 2019-nCoV, a relative of both SARS and MERS. The coronavirus family has been the source of some epidemics that have concerned virologists, but the U.S. has been spared any community-wide outbreaks.

This shouldn’t lead to complacency on our part, but it also shouldn’t lead to panic. In this video, Joe Alton MD tells you things about the new coronavirus you should know and some general information about infectivity such as the “R0 number”. Part of a series of updates on the epidemic in China…

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Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

Joe Alton MD

Joe Alton MD

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