My seat mate was, of course, referring to the coronavirus - also called COVID-19 - which, we are told by health officials, is on the verge of invading the United States massively, the 60 cases so far diagnosed here being only the vanguard of the coming epidemic.
As my seat mate was obviously worried about catching the coronavirus,
Nurse Claire's Advice On The Best Defenses Against The Coronavirus
1. Wash your hands.
2. Avoid touching your face.
3. GET YOUR FLU SHOT !!!
My daughter says her hospital is packed with flu cases. So what happens when the coronavirus hits and masses of people need to be hospitalized on top of all the flu cases?
Get your danged flu shot!
4. Forget the masks.