Over the last few months, the coronavirus epidemic and subsequent shutdown has drastically changed the lives of many not just in the U.S., but across the entire world. At the time this was written, there were nearly 3 million confirmed cases across all countries, and over 900,00 cases in the U.S.
Today, we wanted to spend some time discussing the epidemic, particularly because nursing home residents are at much higher risk than the average population.
How does COVID-19 Spread?
This recent epidemic is caused by a novel, never before seen coronavirus (COVID-19). When