Coronavirus – World Health Organization Update

Today, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. A pandemic is defined as an epidemic that has spread over several countries. Here are some facts: Out of the 70k reported cases in China, 80% of illness was mild and people recovered; 20% developed serious illness. The highest risk of serious illness is for people older than 80 and/or people with underlying health conditions like diabetes, heart disease and lung disease. In other words, our Regent clients. This is a reminder to you to continue to follow the proper precautions we have shared. With the data given, This virus is spreading easily and sustainably from person-to-person.  With no immunity built up for this new virus, the WHO suspects the risk of being exposed and getting sick very high. For more information, visit our Facebook page and CDC/WHO websites.