The guidance on public health for the coronavirus has recently changed to include aerosol spread. That means small bits of water from an infected person’s lungs can, if their concentration is high enough, infect others. It also means we have a new set of weapons to fight the coronavirus, mainly those of indoor air quality.
In the last week, most Americans have seen a complete upheaval of normality due to the outbreak of COVID-19, or novel coronavirus.
The government’s recommendations to self-quarantine have led to social event cancellations, closures of schools and offices and product shortages at grocery stores.
While some may have thought a world-wide pandemic impossible, Hollywood has been predicting this exact scenario for years. Whether to give into fear with a realistic portrayal or escape into fantasy with a science-fiction thriller, here are the best pandemic-themed movies to watch while quarantined:
Update: Dr. Brooks Keel announced Monday night, March 16, that all instruction for the remainder of the semester will be online. Dr. Keel added: “The decision to move courses online also means that students will need to move out of the residence halls. We will develop and communicate a plan for students to move out of the residence halls in a structured and orderly fashion that is consistent with the concept of maintaining an appropriate level of social distance.”
Augusta University President Brooks Keel held a town hall meeting on Friday, March 13, to answer questions and discuss procedures related to the temporary suspension of instruction due to the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
The current outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has already swept the nation with increasing impacts on business and travel sectors and is now creating serious repercussions in the film industry.