This page contains all of The Daily News and News Monitor's coverage of the novel coronavirus outbreak, and the illness it causes, called COVID-19.
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Social distancing: Necessary to flatten the curve and assist healthcare
FROM OUR SISTER PAPER, THE WENATCHEE WORLD:
Dr. Malcolm Butler, chief medical officer at Columbia Valley Community Health in Wenatchee, Washington, explains how people can help reduce the spread of COVID-19 by social distancing and why business shutdown is necessary in order to keep healthcare systems from overloading.
A video from our sister paper, The Wenatchee World.
Jason Lake, the incoming chief medical officer of Confluence Health, discussed symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus and protective measures people should take to avoid it. Read more about the virus and the illness it causes, called COVID-19.
Information provided by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention
Symptoms of Coronavirus are similar to flu or colds and may include:
Runny nose, Headache, Cough, Sore throat, Fever and, A general feeling of being unwell
Information provided by the CDC