The Coronavirus (nCoV) is a “novel” virus which means it is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. It also means it has the ability to evolve and change. Because of this fact, it’s critical that our response with regards to safety and controlling the spread also continue to evolve and change.
We’ve had our fair share of folks who come in with a minor symptom, like constipation or a tender breast and we find the worst-case scenario. Surely most people with these minor symptoms have minor problems that easily fixed in a primary care setting, but we always have to be alert to a story that is worrisome.