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Coronavirus Outbreak May Already Be a Pandemic

Why that’s not as scary as it sounds

Disinfection workers in Daerim Central Market in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

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Several health officials are saying the outbreak of coronavirus that originated in China and has spread to multiple countries will almost surely be declared a pandemic. One infectious disease expert thinks we’re already there…



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Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness, author of “Make Sleep Your Superpower: A Guide to Greater Health, Happiness & Productivity.”