Take the coronavirus quiz: Are you overreacting or being safe?
From wearing face masks to stocking up on non-perishables, what is actually necessary?
With headlines inundated across every inhabited continent, it’s hard not to panic about the new coronavirus making its way around the world. While we’re still learning about the infectious Covid-19, how it’s spread, what the symptoms are, and how to best fight it, people have started taking some drastic, and some misguided, steps.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended simple hygienic measures to reduce the spreading of this virus, but the hyper-reactive responses have forced them to also warn against global overreaction, perhaps spreading even faster than the thing it fears.
From panic-buying, travel concerns, and day-to-day habits, click through to see whether you’re overreacting or just being safe as recommended.
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