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Coronavirus claims checked by experts

Here are some of the top coronavirus and COVID-19 claims our readers said they'd like to see tested against the research evidence. We asked these public health and infectious disease experts to explain.

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Tips for discussing coronavirus with your kids

The situation we are all currently living through with coronavirus brings with it a lot of uncertainty and a fair amount of fear. It's a rapidly-developing health crisis that is unprecedented for most of us in terms of the ...

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French schools shut for next two weeks 'at least': minister

Educational establishments in France will be shut for the next two weeks "at least", due to the coronavirus, a minister said Friday, describing the move as part of a nationwide "applying of the brakes" to halt the spread ...

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Coronavirus: main measures taken in Europe

Quarantine, schools, shops and borders closed, gatherings banned, here are the main measures being taken in Europe to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Talking to kids about virus? Experts say be calm and honest

It was a routine game of schoolyard tag—except the children had dubbed this version "coronavirus." The kids ran around and tagged one another, but instead of being "it," they "caught" the virus.

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Italy imposes nationwide restrictions to contain new virus

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says travel restrictions and other strict public health measures will be imposed nationwide starting Tuesday to try to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.

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