Agreed - I think this is a knee jerk reaction - you can catch the common flu just as easily if not more so...I think it is important to point out that this virus is no worse that the flu. The death toll will soar because the rate will soar but it is still around 2%....The lack of population immunity is the reason its spreading so fast. The biggest worry will be that everyone is sick at once. If your going to go full quarantine on this, then what about all of the other bugs that we're constantly exposed to that carry the same threat level?
This is a good article for everyone that's freaking out -