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'There should be concern, but definitely not panic': Expert answers your top coronavirus questions

Dr. Paul Schulz joined Doug Proffitt to answer some viewer questions on COVID-19.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Infectious disease specialist Dr. Paul Schulz joined Doug Proffitt to answer some of your top coronavirus questions.

In the discussion, Schulz explained how COVID-19 spreads, which people are tested and how prepared local officials are for a possible outbreak in the Metro Louisville area.

"There should be concern, but definitely not panic," Schulz said.

Schulz said while people should be aware of the disease, he has not seen a need to cancel travel plans or events that are located in areas not listed on the CDC's risk list. The list currently includes China, Italy, Iran and South Korea.

He also explained how COVID-19 differs from other strains, and why people are considered "self-monitoring."

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