New York City Officials Prepare For The Coronavirus | NBC News NOW New York City Officials Prepare For The Coronavirus | NBC News NOWPresident Trump floated a theory that by April, when it warms up, miraculously the coronavirus make go away now that we’re talking about having to do you know a lot of people, think that goes away in April with the heat as the heat comes in. Typically, that will go away in April. We are in great shape. I think it’s dangerous for any of us in public life that to pretend to replace the doctors who know best and to put out there is that, might defect caused people to estimate the problem. Bring us up-to-date on where we are in New York City with preparation prevention for the novel coronavirus, and we do not know exactly how people get this.
We don’t know the full effect of it extraordinary Public Health apparatus here in New York City and what became clear to me was. It was really about telling the people of our city of this is something we can handle, but you got to follow some basic rule. We checked in with those Health officials to see how the looming threat of a Corona virus outbreak has affected their day-to-day responsibilities. What does the average New Yorker need to know about the coronavirus, hear them good and very prepared to respond if it escalates the president put out a proclamation to quarantine all individuals coming in from the who by Providence for 14 days and then the rest of mainland China, they would be doing in-home quarantine and what I I’ve been doing to support the Department of Health.
On with this, as we have identified a quarantine facility where we can transport passengers and then we put together and helped devise a plan to support all the wraparound Services, laundry feeding anything that they might need, one in that quarantine, situation. Was the esteemed Bellevue Hospital Center. Where we learned about the differences and similarities between coronavirus and traditional strains of influenza Air Force strains that we see commonly here in New York City and across the country that cause the fluid up.
The symptoms can be very familiar if you’ve had travel to the affected areas in China and you’re, not feeling well and you’ve returns within the last 14 days. Call your healthcare provider and get tested. It keeps them from spreading the virus to other New Yorkers, prevent the stigma that is attached to this infection group of people. Fear is not an excuse for sped in spreading bigotry and spreading misinformation, response and treatment for outbreaks. China Wok down a lot of its borders and the United States is doing that to a certain extent.
What’S the logic there is that will that work, bans and restrictions have not worked, because one of the things that we don’t want to do is take away the public trust, and so, if folks are fearful as coming forward, gets harder for public health to do any Contact racing little bit about antiviral medications that could treat the disease perhaps put aren’t readily available, certainly for the Coronavirus portable will and there needs to be financial support.Morning Joe’s Dr. Dave Campbell talks to New York City health officials about how they are preparing for possible cases the coronavirus known as COVID-19.
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