February 20, 2020

We simply do not know if the Trump administration can effectively contain a pandemic outbreak in the U.S. (For one thing, Trump fired the head of pandemic planning and gutted the funding.) So you will have to inform yourself and take precautions, because once you get it, you're at a higher risk of heart failure.

Please check out this pandemic flu guide from the CDC. Here's how to prepare.

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