You can’t turn the corner without hearing about it, instilling fear and concern over anyone that hears its name — The coronavirus, or COVID-19 as public health officials call it. COVID-19 is responsible for thousands of deaths in China where the virus originated, and around the world, with the elderly and those with underlying health issues mostly at risk.
As the pandemic continues to spread, with growing numbers in the U.S., more and more employers are telling their domestic workers to stay home. On Friday, President Trump declared a national emergency over the coronavirus outbreak.
Now, it’s important to note that a heck of a lot of people that have been diagnosed with coronavirus have made a full recovery.
By no means do we have experts on the coronavirus on this show today but any factual information we quote will be from the CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which you can visit for more information on COVID-19 at CDC.gov.
My guests today work in two different fields at this time and like many of us, myself included, have been directly impacted by the coronavirus fears blanketing America, particularly in Southern California. Claire is an Assignment Editor with CBS/KCAL in Los Angeles, and Kateri Wozni is a freelance reporter and Senior Technical Writer. We sit down and have an honest conversation and hopefully some comical relief that is badly needed in such turbulent times.
For more information on the coronavirus, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.
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