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More Americans recognizing importance of COVID-19 safety measures

(HealthDay)—Americans' understanding of safety measures to protect themselves from COVID-19 is increasing, according to an ongoing survey conducted by researchers at the Center for Economic and Social Research at the University ...

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How coronavirus measures have worked around the world

One month after the coronavirus pandemic was declared a "public health emergency of international concern", it is now causing disruption all round the world on an unprecedented scale. National governments have taken different ...

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When safety measures lead to riskier behavior by more people

Coronavirus fears triggered a recent surge in sales of protective masks, as well as disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer. Now there's a shortage and concern that even health care providers who must wear face masks won't ...

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Italy moves to curb virus impact as more countries get cases

Italian health authorities asked residents in northern Italy to ride out shuttered schools, closed factories and other public health measures for a little longer Friday as the country's count of coronavirus cases rose to ...

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How can we prepare for the coronavirus? 3 questions answered

Public health officials in the U.S. warned that the coronavirus, which has in large part spared the U.S., is coming and that the country needs to be prepared. But just what does this mean for you, as well as for public health ...

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Vexed by how to contain virus, countries take tough steps

Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam's holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick passengers Thursday as the new virus troubled a mushrooming ...

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Saudi Arabia halts pilgrimages over virus; Iran says 22 dead

Saudi Arabia on Thursday halted travel to the holiest sites in Islam over fears about a viral epidemic just months ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage, a move that came as the Mideast has over 240 confirmed cases of the new ...

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