The news of the first death in South Dakota possibly attributed to COVID-19 sent people in my hometown into hysteria on Tuesday afternoon. With such panic arising due to the spread of the virus (like the run on toilet paper at our local Walmart & Sam’s Club), I thought this article from the doctors at Regenexx.com that sorts out the myths from the facts might be helpful. Since we have not seen anything that rises to this level of panic regarding a respiratory virus in our lifetime, it’s important to be educated regarding the outbreak. While the COVID-19 pandemic is serious, it’s good to keep things in perspective and focus on the actual facts.
You can access the full article here.
I found this chart from the article most helpful: