Coronavirus: ‘Contagion of misinformation’

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The U.S. has roughly one dozen confirmed cases of novel coronavirus, and about half are in California. Dr. Syra Madad says, “We are currently battling two types of outbreaks. One: the actual coronavirus outbreak happening at the global scale. And the next is this contagion of misinformation … Folks are thinking this is a very severe disease. We don't have the reliable data yet.”