Here’s an informative “what you need to know” type of article from AARP.org written by Rachel Nania, which includes an informative video.

This article was published Thursday February 27, 2020 just days before the first confirmed US-based COVID-19 death was reported. We’ve highlighted the article’s the initial paragraphs immediately below, and there’s a link on the article to read it en espanol.

Vice President Mike Pence convened the first meeting of the Coronavirus Task Force Thursday, a day after President Donald Trump announced Pence would lead the U.S. response to the virus. Meanwhile, COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, has reached 50 countries, and the U.S. stock market took another serious tumble.

COVID-19 has the world on high alert, and for the first time since the virus was identified in Wuhan, China, in December, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned that it will inevitably spread in the U.S.

Here’s the link to read the entire article: