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Face Coverings, Social Distancing Can Reduce COVID-19 Spread By 65%

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Face Coverings, Social Distancing Can Reduce COVID-19 Spread By 65%

Face Coverings, Social Distancing Can Reduce COVID-19 Spread By 65%

Wearing a mask, social distancing, and regular handwashing could reduce the spread of COVID-19.

In fact, it could reduce the spread by as much as 65%, according to reports at UPI.

Researchers from the Netherlands also applaud government-imposed social distancing measures.

This includes closure of non-essential businesses and "stay-at-home" orders.

These moves could delay the peak of an epidemic by up to seven months.

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