Monitoring the Coronavirus: Asking the Experts 3/23

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UPDATE – March 24, 2020 – Dr. David Kirschke with the Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Department updated News Channel 11 regarding some of the information provided during his March 23 interview.

According to Dr. Kirschke, one case did travel internationally, but not to a Level 3 country or area. The CDC defines Level 3 as an area with widespread, ongoing transmission, such as Australia, Japan or many European countries.

Dr. Kirschke also reiterated that if you are sick, you should stay home.


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Dr. David Kirschke with the Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Department spoke to News Channel 11’s Josh Smith to answer your questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

If you have questions about the coronavirus, you can submit them via an online form or by emailing questions@wjhl.com.

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