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Local doctors' offices encourage patients with any cold-like symptoms to wear masks.

Nine cases of COVID-19 in San Mateo County

Anita Beroza, Scot Scoop Editor March 10, 2020

San Mateo County has nine cases of COVID-19. There were only two last week. As of March 9, San Mateo County has four confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five presumptive positives, according to the San...

Despite the panic of over hand sanitizer shortage, lack of sanitizer is not a life or death situation. It is a common misconception that all sanitizers kill viruses, however, this is false and should be common knowledge among civilians.

Cartoon: Insanitizer

Lexi Romanowsky, Staff Writer March 10, 2020

According to The Washington Post, stores are failing to meet the demands of personal care items due to the precautions being taken against Coronavirus.

Cartoon: COVID-19 Sells Out

Aleyda Contreras, Staff Writer March 9, 2020

COVID-19 spreads through droplets in the air.

COVID-19 spreads to the Bay Area

Adila Azizali, Staff Writer March 7, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has made its way to counties in the Bay Area. With constant updates on the epidemic, individuals have decided to take the matter into their own hands. They have raced to the...

Carlmont’s choirs perform together at the first and final night of the Spring Concert.

Breaking News: Carlmont choir concert canceled due to COVID-19 precautions

Clarisse Bell and Ruya Yaman March 7, 2020

Carlmont’s Spring choir performance was canceled on March 7 due to concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19). On March 7, at 12:39 p.m., Carlmont’s choir director, Genevieve Tep, sent out an email to...

Various nations across the globe have declared states of emergency, making it easier for more medical resources and professionals to be dispatched to those areas.

Coronavirus endangers medical professionals

Aylin Salahifar, Staff Writer March 7, 2020

After battling to save his patients from the coronavirus, Dr. Peng Yinhua was fighting for his own life at the center of the disease's outbreak in Wuhan, China. After making the selfless decision to...

Free mask with every plane ticket purchase.

Cartoon: Flight COVID-19

Andreas Cintron, Staff Writer February 23, 2020

Panic over coronavirus contributes to xenophobia

Panic over coronavirus contributes to xenophobia

Brianna Cheng, Scot Scoop Editor February 18, 2020

A couple of days ago, I was studying with friends at their house. We were exhausted after trying to dissect a reading for the past hour, and I was ready to head home. Their mom came in to help...

Pharmacies and other stores are quickly running out of protective medical gear, such as face masks, as panic spreads over the coronavirus outbreak.

Panic leads to shortage in protective medical gear

Kasey Liu, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

  As Pan mentioned, stores in America such as Home Depot and also CVS are sold out of face masks. Though the average American likely does not need a face mask, they are still buying...

An increasing number of people are testing positive for COVID-19.

Outbreak affects education in infected regions

Kasey Liu, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

Schools in China have been shut down for two weeks in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and the government may even extend the time if they see fit. Though this has been done to preserve...

Airmen assist one another in donning their personal protective equipment, while on-board an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III during transportation isolation system training at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. Engineered and implemented after the Ebola virus outbreak in 2014, the TIS is an enclosure the Department of Defense can use to safely transport patients with diseases like novel coronavirus.

Masked from Panic

Brianna Cheng, Kasey Liu, Anita Beroza, and Isabella Wesson February 18, 2020

A new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged from Wuhan, China, at the beginning of the new year. According to the CDC, the reported symptoms are varying, but common ones are...

This week's episode focuses on the racism brought upon by the newest coronavirus.

Processing Minority Episode 3: The coronavirus’ xenophobic effects in the Bay Area

Clarisse Bell, Podcast Producer February 13, 2020

The most recent worldwide epidemic: the novel coronavirus. Beyond its terrifying symptoms lies something often left out of the media: racism. In this week's episode, we discuss the underlying...

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