Monthly news & updates for Direct Difference, Inc Abstractors
April 2020
Jenise Oertel - April 1
Javed Khan - April 2
Marcelle Robertson - April 4
Rachel Robinson - April 4
Carole Salamah - April 9
Gail Sexton - April 15
Kellie Garrett-Morin - April 15
Debbi Garbade - April 16
Tracy Summerfield - April 20
Amanda Lindsey - April 21
Taylor Baker - April 25
Dianna McKeever - April 27
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to grow, public health officials warn that people of all ages can be affected by the virus — including young people — and urge everyone to follow social distancing precautions.
The World Health Organization says the coronavirus could put young adults — not just older populations — in the hospital for weeks or even cause death, and recent data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a significant percentage of people between ages 20 and 54 have been hospitalized.


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