The first reported case of the Coronavirus in the US was on Jan 19th, 2020. For months, Americans had denied how serious the situation was. Many said that it was no different than a common cold or flu. They thought all the warnings and hype were overblown. Some even said it was a hoax designed to bring down the president. By mid-March, as the severity of the Coronavirus pandemic became impossible to ignore, many of the naysayers had come around.