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Men's Health: What experts say you should do if you’re exposed to the coronavirus

UC infectious disease expert says it's best to keep your distance

Dr. Carl Fichtenbaum of UC's Division of Infectious Diseases was interviewed by Men's Health magazine for a story on steps people should take if they think they've been exposed to the coronavirus.

A man in a doctor's lab coat in a medical laboratory

Dr. Carl Fichtenbaum in a lab in the UC College of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases. Photo/Joe Fuqua II/UC Creative + Brand

Dr. Fichtenbaum said that even if you're not sure, but suspect via the primary symptoms—fever, cough and shortness of breath—it's best to distance yourself and stay in quarantine. 

"This is where we have to look towards the greater good of humanity," he says. "If most of us use this strategy—we can beat this virus." Read the full article here

Men's Health also featured Dr. Fichtenbaum in an article on the claims that ibuprofen is unsafe for people with COVID-19. 

Find the latest details related to coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19) on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, and follow UC's latest information with regard to the virus.