COVID - 19 Truths And Consequences | WYPR

COVID - 19 Truths And Consequences

Mar 11, 2020

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

As more Marylanders are tested for COVID-19, the disease from the new coronavirus, we talk to two doctors watching the epidemic closely. Emergency physician Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City’s former health commissioner, notes the seasonal flu we’re used to is more widespread than the new disease. Still, Wen says to expect more restrictions on people’s activities, to keep the virus from spreading. And Dr. Cliff Mitchell of the state health department says slowing the spread can keep COVID-19 from overwhelming Maryland’s health system. 

To get updated information from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention on COVID-19, visit this link.

For Maryland Department of Health updated COVID-19 information, visit this link.