Coronavirus outbreak leads to 1st federal quarantine in decades

Matthew McCoy shares his experience of being quarantined at March Air Reserve Base in California for the last 13 days.
2:13 | 02/11/20

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Back here in the US a corona virus outbreak has led to the first federal quarantine in decades. And joining us now is someone who is part of that effort Matthew Lecroy now. Matthew thank you very much for joining us and we haven't you. There we are thank you Matthew for being allows us. So logistically you are not being diagnosed with a corona virus but of being quarantined in a march air reserve base in California for the last thirteen days. None of us are we're all absolutely verified actually eat and we're all hitting our separate ways. And about two days we're all absolutely shaken by the CDC did just this had been a blood test everything circuit. And so I'm sure you are counting down those last 48 hours what kind of reaction did you have when you first learned that you needed to be quarantined. We were relieved. We're very happy because we wanted to being quarantined and make sure things were okay we were cannon hammered the CDC. The embassy the military and the US marshals and FEMA we want to make sure that everybody save the public say. So only leave there's no stigma about it you know things good ago. Expo this time has been lying for you under quarantine I think a lot of people are just isn't reading books is at a what are you what are you doing and pass the time. We did this week and a can give a portion of the base where. The bears hotels on one side of the giant courtyard parking lot and decide and then also so. We've been able to run kids have been able to play out certain due Chaka on as we head. Clashes town hall meetings we had in our classes we heads a book all the waiting leather making too small business development. And a semi regular ability. If something right nearly coming in and checking your and me and temperature are just making sure are constantly that that you're not sick. Yes you have to do that every day at least twice today once in the mornings and then once in the afternoon. Anything results exercised. Well. All right Matthew well continued to stay safe and well and we hope that you're able to be out of that quarantined. Very soon thank you so much for your time.

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