Updated: February 29, 2020 03:53 PM
Created: February 28, 2020 07:13 PM
The dean of the UAlbany School of Public Health says we haven't officially reached pandemic status, even though the coronavirus outbreak fits the bill - the worldwide spread of a new disease.
Dr. David Holtgrave expects it will be classified a pandemic as more countries announce they have cases.
He fully expects us to see community acquired cases - if not locally, then nearby.
Holtgrave, who's worked at the Centers for Disease Control says right now we have a window of opportunity to make preparations.
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