Epidemiologist: Why I fear the coronavirus COVID-19

By , Guest Columnist Updated: February 19, 2020 1:19 PM CT | Published: February 19, 2020 10:05 AM CT
Manoj Jain
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Manoj Jain

Dr. Manoj Jain is an infectious disease consultant at Baptist Memorial Hospital and Methodist Hospitals in Memphis. He is also a clinical associate professor at the University of Tennessee-Memphis and the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta.

COVID-19 is both highly infectious and mildly to moderately lethal, similar to the 1918 influenza pandemic that infected nearly a quarter of the world population.

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