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| Staff Reporters

It started as a headline that most people didn’t read. The “novel coronavirus” was first detected overseas and despite officials warning of its likely spread, many Americans were unconcerned. On Jan. 20, the first case was identified in the United States.

Six weeks later, an elderly Santa Rosa man became Florida’s second fatality. He had a history of international travel and preexisting health conditions, according to information released by the governor.

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