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Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior scholar Eric Toner describes the symptoms of coronavirus and which symptom warrants medical attention.
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AARP expert Amy Goyer provides questions to ask nursing homes, assisted living or other long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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