COVID 19 Information for Employers

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Foundation Delivered by: Dr. Paul Auwaerter, MD Clinical Director for the Division of Infectious Diseases Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Healthnetwork
Foundation Service Excellence Awardee Please note that this discussion is based on information that is known as of March 13, 2020.

A Point of Clarification on Terminology:
• COVID 19 is the disease (the viral infection)
• The virus itself is called SARS CoV 2 (sometimes referred to as the 2019 novel

An Important Appeal to Everyone:
Fear and panic are more infectious than disease. Please, beware of fake medical news. For example, maybe you’ve seen the UNICEF recommendation to avoid eating ice cream to help prevent the spread of the disease. Fake. UNIC EF put out a press release saying they never made that claim, and yet some people are still repeating the fake news. Please check reputable sources for your information and do not share alarmist fake medical news.

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