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'This week, it's going to get bad': Surgeon General says people need to take coronavirus seriously

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 23, 2020, 11:59 AM UTCBy Rebecca ShabadWASHINGTON — Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams warned Monday that the coronavirus outbreak will worsen this week and said that people across the country are not taking the threat seriously enough.“I want America to understand this week, it's going to get bad,” Adams said in an interview on the “TODAY” show.The disease is spreading, he said, because many people — especially young people — are not abiding by guidance to stay at home and practice social distancing.Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday morning ...