The photos are dramatic: deserted streets, people in face masks, a cruise ship docked, unable to allow passengers off, due to people infected with coronavirus.
The numbers of cases are rising so quickly, it’s hard to keep a complete count. Disease experts say the outbreak isn’t a pandemic yet, but could still become one. Meanwhile, there’s lots of misinformation circulating about coronavirus. And it’s still flu season!
You can track the latest news about coronavirus via the New York Times here and can get more information about the virus in California via the California Department of Public Health here.
- Sacramento County Department of Health Services Director Dr. Peter Beilenson