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"This is a pandemic ... I felt it was a pandemic long before it was called a pandemic."
- President Trump, March 17, news conference
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Claim circulating on social media: It's dangerous to take ibuprofen if you have coronavirus.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Coronavirus Survives on Surfaces up to 72 Hours. Here's How to Protect Yourself.
Because the virus that causes Covid-19 is, like other microbes, so durable, thoroughly washing hands after touching surfaces that anyone else might have touched — or not touching them in the first place — is the first line of defense against infection.
-- Stat, March 19
Johns Hopkins experts are learning more about the coronavirus. Here’s what they want you to know.
Researchers provide new information about the search for a vaccine, how the virus is spread, and what people can do to keep safe.
- Baltimore Sun, March 17
Which Groups are Most at Risk from the Coronavirus?
"Being elderly, having an underlying illness and possibly being male all increase the risk of dying from an infection with the virus"
- Scientific America, March 3
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