More than 100,000 people worldwide have been infected, according to John Hopkins University.
This news comes on the same day that President Trump has signed an $8.3 billion bill to help combat the spread of the virus. While this is certainly a step in the right direction, Trump continues to draw criticism from his frequent downplaying of the virus. While certainly something to try and not panic over, the president’s downplaying the issue undermines the true seriousness of the situation.
Health experts have continued to encourage us to take necessary precautions and practice preventative measures, such as washing your hands frequently.