MALIEK DANCE THEATER LLC wants to ensure our scholars and their families remain safe during this trying time of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) dilemma. We will update this page as necessary to remain up-to-date. On this special resource page you’ll find definitions, links to valuable resources, and other information to keep you informed. Please feel free to share this page with others so they can benefit, too.
Coronaviruses aren't new. In fact, they have been around longer than all of us have been alive. They are responsible for coughs, colds, runny noses, fevers, and other "sick" feelings you get. These viruses are generally not lethal and you recover from them fairly quickly with rest, good nutrition, home remedies, and common medicines.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019), on the other hand, is what's called novelbecause it's new to humans. Although there have been similar viruses, there hasn't been one like this. COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) is a respiratory disease that is spread from person to person in close proximity and can cause the familiar symptoms—sore throat, runny nose, cough, etc.—but it can also lead to more serious outcomes like pneumonia and death.
With no current treatment, COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) is potentially deadly for compromised and vulnerable populations, including those with asthma, heart disease, lung disease, and diabetes.
While COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) is a serious issue, please don't overreact or panic. Listen to the latest updates given by responsible official outlets and apply the best practices advised everywhere. Here are some basic precautions everyone can try: