Coronavirus is sparking fears it could become a pandemic – here's why | Just The FAQs

Coronavirus is sparking fears it could become a pandemic – here's why | Just The FAQs

As the coronavirus continues to spread, many fear it will soon rise to the level of a pandemic. What is a pandemic – and are we prepared to fight one?
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A California coronavirus patient believed to be the first U.S. case from “unknown” exposure was not tested for several days because federal health officials believed he did not meet the criteria, officials say.

The patient was transferred to UC Davis Medical Center on Feb. 19, according to a staff memo from Dr. David Lubarsky, the CEO of University of California, Davis, Health.

“Upon admission, our team asked public health officials if this case could be COVID-19. We requested COVID-19 testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,” the memo says. “Since the patient did not fit the existing CDC criteria for COVID-19, a test was not immediately administered.”

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  1. Kevin Onyeka

    TAKE NO CHANCES…

    With Over 80,377  now CONFIRMED, cases of the coronavirus All over the world, Including, USA, U.K, Canada and multiple countries in Europe.

     It would be naive to think that the virus won’t reach your country VERY soon, it’s only a matter of time literally.

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    As medical experts say these are the only things you can use to protect yourself against the virus.

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  3. Erroneous Monk

    Wait, is coronavirus sparking the fear or is it the media and weak-minded types who scream the sky is falling every time they turn around? The United States is NOT China. Our government is a million times better, our healthcare is a million times better. The only thing that's worse is our media. Ya'll need to calm down. Stop looking for the next big thing just because you're bored. Live your life, love your family, get on with business. Jeez.

  4. KcoH MMA Quik Picks

    Nah stfu fake news only 2500 people have died in this world and more than half are homeless or elderly people who have week immune systems or no healthcare at all. 2 people in Chicago had this scam virus and within 2 weeks were completely healed. Your all a bunch of cocksuck billionaires trying to freak people out and mess with the world market

  5. Phoenixesper1

    "It killed 20-40 million people, 1/3 of the worlds population" That is categorically FALSE! The world population by 1920 was 1.2 billion people, 20-40 million deaths (which is actually a low estimate due to the aftermath of the war and minimal reporting methods in rural europe and asia. more realistic is 60million deaths or 5% of humans) would be around 1.6%-3.3% of the human population at that point. NOT 1/3 or 400 million deaths!
    600 million are estimated to have been infected or roughly 50% of the human population, meaning the death rate was between a low of 3% to as high as 10%.

  6. sangjeong kimcho

    THEY'VE FINALLY DONE IT!!! 1.4BILLION+ AND 10,000+ YEARS OF RECORDED HISTORY AND 2-4 GENERAITONS IN THE USA LATER- HAVING PRODUCED ZERO KOBE BRYANTS IN SPORTS ZERO KOBE BRYANTS IN politicianWORLD, HIGH IQ POSITION WORLD, CORPORATE AMERICA, HOLLYWOOD, THEY'VE COME UP WITH THE THING THAT IMPACTED THE WORLD (SPECIFICALLY WITH THEIR small pe is yellowbellyflab hygiene): CORONAVIRUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Sheila Casella

    It is a pandemic. Please help rescue CHEN Qiushi is an independent reporter in China, and FANG Bin is a Wuhan
    citizen. They published a few videos on WeChat, a popular messaging app among Chinese people, showing what was really happening in Wuhan under the current coronavirus epidemic. Time is running out, please sign the below petition.
    https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/save-independent-reporter-chen-qiushi-and-brave-wuhan-citizen-fang-bin

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