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Fri May 1, 2020, 02:30 AM

3. ALBliberal, just send your niece to this web site.....

Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation (CDC)
Keep Your Distance to Slow the Spread
Limiting face-to-face contact with others is the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19).


Link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/social-distancing.html

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Why practice social distancing?

COVID-19 spreads mainly among people who are in close contact (within about 6 feet) for a prolonged period. Spread happens when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks, and droplets from their mouth or nose are launched into the air and land in the mouths or noses of people nearby. The droplets can also be inhaled into the lungs. Recent studies indicate that people who are infected but do not have symptoms likely also play a role in the spread of COVID-19.

It may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or eyes. However, this is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads. COVID-19 can live for hours or days on a surface, depending on factors such as sun light and humidity. Social distancing helps limit contact with infected people and contaminated surfaces.

Although the risk of severe illness may be different for everyone, anyone can get and spread COVID-19. Everyone has a role to play in slowing the spread and protecting themselves, their family, and their community.


Suggest that she practice this if not for herself then for the sake those who are at high risk of death such as the elderly and those with existing respiratory and immunity problems.

Anyone having time to spend on social media surely has the time to educate themselves on the basics of this disease.

KY........

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