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Social distancing: What it is and why it’s the best tool we have to fight the coronavirus

Staying just a few feet away from other people can help prevent the coronavirus from spreading. Image: Unsplash/Mikael Kristenson

Thomas Perls

Professor of Medicine, Boston University

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