The Vaccine Mom Discusses What to Do When You Think You May Be Sick with COVID-19 or Flu
Mar 25, 2020
The Vaccine Mom, a molecular biologist and mother of two, talks about what to do when you think you may be sick with the coronavirus (COVID-19) or another respiratory illness like the flu.
- CDC: What to do if You are Sick
- VYF: Up-to-Date Coronavirus Information (Directly from CDC)
- VYF: Current Flu Season
- WHO: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Advice for the Public
- The Vaccine Mom: U.S. COVID-19 Updates
Update (4/6/20): In light of new evidence, CDC is advising the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. Learn more.
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