COVID-19, the Coronavirus, has taken our world by storm over the past few weeks - and it can feel like a scary time. While there's plenty of information out there, here are our top go-to resources to understand what COVID-19 is, what the future of this outbreak could look like, and most importantly - what we can do about it. In addition to the CDC website of course, these are some of the science-backed podcast and video resources we’ve been consulting on the topic:
The bottom line? Stay home when you can, keep washing those hands and although easier said that done, don’t panic. The truth is the vast, vast majority of us will all be totally fine, but each of us has a role in preventing the spread of the virus in the near term to protect those who may be more susceptible. We've included some more resources in the rest of our note to you this week.
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Peace, love & EVOO, Katerina
Olive Oil Sommelier Katerina Mountanos, is the Founder & CEO of Kosterina Olive Oil, which produces 100% organic, extra virgin olive oil from Greece sold directly to consumers online. Katerina is an ecommerce expert and has built beauty, home and wellness businesses for Amazon, Jet, and Walmart. She founded beauty services company, Manicube, which was sold to The Red Door by Elizabeth Arden in 2015. Katerina is very passionate about olive oil, the Mediterranean diet and eating for health and longevity.
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