Public health chief: Coronavirus risk low in Mass.

HANDLING FEARS OF THE VIRUS MATT: THE EMERGENCY INCIDENT COMMAND CENTER REMAI — COMMAND STRUCTURE REMAINS IN PLACE AS WELL AS DAILY MEETINGS SURROUNDING THE CORONAVIRUS

>> THE RISK TO MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTS REMAINS LOW MATT: AS THE NUMBER OF CORONAVIRUS CASES GROWS TO MORE THAN 43,000 WORLDWIDE, THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AS TO INVESTIGATE SUSPECTED CASES AND SUPPORT THE ONE CONFIRMED CASE IN THE STATE, A UMASS BOSTON STUDENT >> WHILE PERSON-TO-PERSON SPREAD AMONG CLOSE CONTACTS HAS BEEN HECTIC WITH THIS VIRUS VIRUS IS NOT SPREADING IN COMMUNITIES IN THE UNITED STATES MATT: THE STUDENT IS RECOVERING AND HAS BEEN IN ISOLATION SINCE RETURNING FROM CHINA VASQUEZ IS OF THE CORONAVIRUS ARE IN CHINA FOR NOW INCLUDE A CRUISE SHIP OFF THE COAST OF JAPAN WHERE AT LEAST 174 PASSENGERS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE

FORMULA ONE ANNOUNCED THEY ARE POSTPONING THE CHINESE GRAND PRIX BECAUSE OF THE ONGOING CRISIS AND WEALTHIER OF THE VIRUS CONTINUES TO SPREAD, MASSACHUSETTS HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THE BIGGER CREDIT HOME REMAINS THE FLU >> WHILE WE HAVE A SINGLE CONFIRMED CASE OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS IN MASSACHUSETTS, WE UNFORTUNATELY HAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF CASES OF INFLUENZA THE PREVENTION MESSAGE IS THE SAME FOR BOTH MATT: THOSE STEPS ARE WASHING YOUR HANDS, COVERING HER MOUTH WHEN YOU COUGH OR SNEEZE