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Nancy Messonnier, director of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Soccer Football - Champions League - FC Barcelona announce that their round of 16 second leg match versus Napoli will be played behind closed doors - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - March 10, 2020   Chinese student Gao Jia Xin wears a mask outside the Camp Nou after FC Barcelona announced that their round of 16 second leg match versus Napoli will be played behind closed doors while the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world   REUTERS/Nacho Doce - RC22HF9J1VCR
To help control the virus, FC Barcelona announced that their round of 16 second leg match versus Napoli will be played behind closed doors. Image: REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Average number of face touches observed in a 60-minute period. Image: American Journal of Infection Control
Alcohol can disinfect surfaces but it can't kill a virus that has entered your body. Image: WHO
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