The coronavirus eruption appears to have entered a new level, as cases continue to increase around the world. Is raising panic of a global epidemic, even if it stabilizes in china. More than 80,000 people have caught COVID-19 around the world, with the death toll now at 2770.
In the United States, Health administrations are dealing with 60 cases. Most of them are American Citizens from the Diamond Princess cruise that was quarantined in Japan.
Health officials warned that the coronavirus will almost certainly spread in the United States. And hospitals, the business should begin making preparations.
The CDC Tweeted Tuesday Evening That Americans Should Think About Getting Ready.
"Now is the time for US businesses, hospitals, and communities to begin preparing for the possible spread of #COVID19," It refers to the name the World Health Organization has given the novel coronavirus. "CDC continues to work with business, education & healthcare sectors, encouraging employers to be prepared."
Now is the time for US businesses, hospitals, and communities to begin preparing for the possible spread of #COVID19. CDC continues to work with business, education & healthcare sectors, encouraging employers to be prepared. Learn more: https://t.co/OUYvMhdIaS.
— CDC (@CDCgov) February 25, 2020
CDS or Central for Diseases Control and Prevention is the Nation's health protection agency. It working to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. Anne Schuchat is the principal deputy director or CDC.
"We expect we will see community spread in this country, It's not so much a question of if this will happen anymore," He also added "but rather more a question of exactly when this will happen and how many people in this country will have a severe illness." - director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.
Director also said that the organization wants people to understand their lives might be disrupted.
Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association, also said - “Everybody should take a deep breath. It’s about preparedness.”
President Donald Trump On Coronavirus
President Donald Trump in a news conference announced that Vice President Mike Pence will be in charge of the country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.
“We’re very, very ready for this, for anything," He also added, " I don’t think it’s inevitable that the virus will spread widely across the U.S."