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The Scientist: Scientists’ Advice for Ways to Ward off the Coronavirus

October 09, 2020 | Shawna Williams



The Scientist
Shawna Williams

Nine months since the disease now known as COVID-19 first crept into the headlines, standard advice for avoiding it—such as wearing a mask, avoiding crowds, and washing hands well and often—has become familiar. But as winter approaches in the northern hemisphere, and with it an anticipated surge in cases, we sought out additional science-backed tactics to lower the chances of becoming infected, or of developing severe disease. 

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