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How is coronavirus spread? Here's what you should (and shouldn't) worry about


March 22, 2020

March 16 – Because the virus is so new (it's technically called SARS-CoV-2, FYI), lots of the fear surrounding COVID-19 stems from how little we know about it. Luckily, experts do know some pretty important things about the virus' transmission, or how the coronavirus does – and doesn't – spread.

In General, How Does the Coronavirus Spread?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 is mainly spread from person-to-person, usually via close contact (within six feet). It can spread through physical contact like handshaking if someone's hands are contaminated wi...

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