Everyone will get coronavirus -- at least, that's what New Jersey Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli is saying.
And she's no exception.
“I’m definitely going to get it," Persichilli told NJ.com. "We all are. I’m just waiting."
The 71-year-old has long worked behind the scenes but has become a household name in helping other state officials deliver daily COVID-19 briefings.
Particularly, warning those in her age group that they could be most at risk.
Persichilli says she's not worried, though.
She's consulted experts and studied the COVID-19 algorithm. Persichilli expects her case -- and 80 percent of others -- will be mild.
"With social distancing, a term we haven't used very frequently in my career, is the key to stopping this."
Persichilli is ready for it -- and we all should be too, she said.
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