VIDEO: CDC holds webinar answering COVID-19 questions

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(WSPA) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials held a live webinar Wednesday afternoon, where they answered questions about COVID-19.


Dr. Jay Butler, CDC deputy director for infectious diseases, answered the following questions during Wednesday’s webinar:

  1. What is the current situation in the U.S. and internationally?
  2. How severe is COVID-19?
  3. How does COVID-19 spread?
  4. When will the outbreak end?
  5. Should Americans be concerned about traveling to some countries or about travelers from other countries?
  6. Should we be concerned about travel within the U.S.?
  7. What should people consider to avoid stigmatizing groups or products?
  8. What are quarantine, isolation, and social distancing — and who needs them?
  9. What are CDC, other federal agencies, and state and local health departments doing to prepare for and respond to this outbreak?
  10. How can communities prepare?
  11. What advice would you give for businesses that have close contact with customers?
  12. What advice would you give for K-12 schools?
  13. What advice would you give to administrators of colleges and universities?
  14. What can people do at the neighborhood level to help?
  15. What should people do if they use public transportation?
  16. Should people avoid mass gatherings?
  17. Is it safe to go to the hospital?
  18. What should people know about prevention supplies like gloves and masks?
  19. How can people stay informed about COVID-19 in their area?
  20. What should people tell their children?

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