It involves common sense precautions like washing hands and using sense. Don't panic and subsidize toilet paper companies and retreat to a bunker but don't pretend it can't spread. As the first person-to-person analysis showed, it may not spread to your broad circle, but people with respiratory issues are at risk.
Epidemiologist Dr. Anne Marie Darling knows graphs and charts make some people drift off so she created a reference we know the Internet loves: cats. She calls it #catteningthecurve, and it deserves to be everywhere.
Lots of science-y folks are posting this graph. But if there is one thing I have learned from being on the internet, it is this:— Anne Marie Darling (@amdar1ing) March 11, 2020
Data/graphs: Not compelling to many.
Kitties: Compelling to many.
So I present: #Catteningthecurve.#scicomm #epitwitter pic.twitter.com/Cr1xQXMppr