We are all too aware of the current outbreak of COVID-19 and its potential impact. During this time of heightened awareness and in depth news coverage, it is vital that we understand the reality of the situation. We are still in the early stages of the outbreak and details are developing daily. The news media, while informative, will always focus on shock value to grab attention, clicks, and headlines. In this respect, they tend to focus on negative aspects in any situation while underreporting the positive news. As of this writing, there are over 84,000 cases worldwide.