(1) COVID 19 is a:
influenza virus

COVID 19 is a coronavirus.

(2) Common symptoms of COVID-19 include all of the following EXCEPT?
muscle pains
new loss of taste or smell
urinating blood

All are common symptoms of COVID-19 except urinating blood. Urinating blood is not a symptom. Urinating blood is a medical sign.

(3) As of April 25, 2020, Which is NOT a current recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control for the general public to protect yourself and others to the COVID – 19 viruses?
avoid touching your face
stay home as much as possible
wash your hands often
wear gloves when shopping for groceries
wear a face cloth to cover your mouth and nose when around others

The CDC has not recommended wearing gloves by the general public when shopping for groceries.

(4) To protect yourself and others, the Centers for Disease Control encourages washing your hands often. Wash your hands, especially after you have been in a public place, blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. When washing your hands with soap and water, the CDC recommends washing your hands for at least:
5 seconds
10 seconds
15 seconds
20 seconds
25 seconds

20 seconds is the minimum recommendation.

(5) Distancing guidelines issued by the CDC recommend staying six _____ apart from others to reduce the risk of transmission.

6 feet is the correct answer.

(6) On which date did Donald Trump declare a national emergency?
January 28, 2020
January 31, 2020
February 4, 2020
February 25, 2020
March 13, 2020

(7) On March 13, when Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to COVID-19, which country had the most documented deaths related to COVID 19, according to the John Hopkins website?
United States

Per the John Hopkins statistics website: On March 13, 2020, the country with the most documented COVID deaths was China. One week later, Italy became the country with the most documented COVID deaths, and by March 27, the United States became the country with the most documented cases. On April 11, 2020 – the United States passed Italy as the country with the most documented COVID deaths. The country with the highest death rate per capita as of April 24 is Belgium – the nation of 11.4 million people, and 6,490 deaths place it as the highest number of documented deaths per million at 568. However, not all countries are using universal methods for testing, diagnosing, and documenting COVID deaths. Also, some experts believe several nations have been under-reporting the actual number of COVID deaths.

(8) When did the World Health Organization characterize COVID-19 as a pandemic?
January 30, 2020
February 4, 2020
February 15, 2020
February 26, 2020
March 11, 2020

The World Health Organization declared that COVID-19 be characterized as a pandemic on March 11, 2020.—11-march-2020

(9) Which national leader was admitted to a hospital, and then the next day transferred to the ICU due to COVID infection?
Jair Bolsonaro
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Xi Jinping
Boris Johnson
Justin Trudeau

Jair Bolsonaro, president of Brazil has downplayed the pandemic and fired Brazil’s health minister.
Egypt’s president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi spent two weeks in quarantine after a military general tested positive.
China’s president, Xi Jinping has not known to be infected with COVID-19, nor has there been any credible reports of him being hospitalized due to COVID-19.
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, tested positive for COVID-19.
The correct answer is Boris Johnson from England.

(10) Despite public health and infectious disease experts’ advice to follow CDC guidelines, which state held an in-person presidential primary election in April?
West Virginia

Vermont conducted its presidential primary on March 3, 2020.
Virginia changed its presidential primary election from June 9 to June 23.
West Virginia presidential primary is scheduled for June 9.
Wyoming presidential primary is scheduled for August 18.
Wisconsin held an in-person presidential primary election on April 7, 2020.

(11) Which of the following states declared a statewide shelter in place order along with 43 others in the US?
Of the listed states, only Colorado issued a statewide stay at home order, which began on March 26, 2020.

(12) Along with Anthony Fauci, which member of the White House Corona Virus Taskforce has the most years of medical experience?
Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex M. Azar II
Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams
Global AIDS Coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx
Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Response and Preparedness, Dr. Robert Kadlec
Centers for Disease Control, Dr. Robert R. RedfieldDr.

Answer: Anthony Fauci has over 50 years of medical experience. Of the people listed, Dr. Deborah Birx and Dr. Robert Redfield each have 40 + years of medical expertise. Dr. Jerome Adams has 20 years of experience, and Dr. Robert Kadlec has 26 years of experience. Alex Azar II is an attorney and former pharmaceutical lobbyist. Dr. Deborah Birx graduated from medical school at the age of 23. Thus at age 64, she has 41 years of expertise, and Dr. Robert Redfield graduated from medical school at age 25, and his age of 68 gives him 43 years of medical experience.

Updated 4/29/2020 at 8:22 am EST

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