News About Coronavirus
According to authorities, a second person in the US has died from the coronavirus. Officials in Washington state said Sunday that the man in his 70s was living at the same nursing facility near Seattle where dozens have been stricken with the illness. He died Saturday at the same Kirkland hospital where the first patient passed a day earlier. Both had underlying health conditions. Following the report, the International Association of Fire Fighters quarantined its 25 members after they responded to calls at the facility. How concerned are you about the disease becoming more widespread across the US?
Should you travel?
The federal government has increased travel restrictions in an effort to contain an outbreak. The U.S. has banned all travel to Iran and are urging Americans to avoid Italy and South Korea, where the Coronavirus has been prevalent. In a news conference Saturday, President Trump also said he's considering closing the U.S. border with Mexico.
What you need if your quarantined?
As people fear a possible quarantine due to the coronavirus, the American Red Cross and the CDC have come up with a list of items you should have in your home. Dry and canned goods like rice, pasta, beans, oats, tuna. One gallon of water per day for every person in your home. 30 day supply of any prescriptions. Laundry detergent, feminine products, diapers. All soaps. Are you worried about the virus?