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Social Distancing and Travel During Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

What it might mean for you, and how you’ll know if it’s time to start

Sukhneet Dhillon, age 11, and family wear masks as they arrive from a flight from India, through Tokyo, to Sea-Tac airport.
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DDuring the 1918–1919 influenza pandemic, many U.S. cities implemented what’s called social distancing to stop the spread of the deadly…




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Dana G Smith

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental

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