A top US military health official says the coronavirus outbreak is a chance for Americans to fix ‘bad habits’
- Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, the director of the Defense Health Agency, said that the coronavirus is an opportunity for Americans to reflect on their personal hygiene habits.
- “We have bad habits,” he told reporters Thursday. “Despite all the tragedy that is coming from this,” he continued, “if it teaches us good habits, then at least something comes out of it.”
- The general said that if Americans can learn from the latest outbreak, they might be better prepared to handle whatever the next thing is whenever it comes.
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A US Army general and a top military health official said Thursday that the coronavirus might be a good opportunity for Americans to learn what their parents tried to teach them as kids and fix “bad habits.”
Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, director of the Defense Health Agency, told reporters at the Pentagon that while it is impossible to know what the next epidemic will be or when it might appear, the current outbreak should give Americans reason to take a moment and reflect on personal hygiene habits.
“I think it does give us reason for pause about the complacency that we as people, and particularly …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]