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  1. Arti says:

    This article was updated on April 27, 2020 to include information about home testing kits and on April 29, 2020 to include additional symptoms of the 2019 coronavirus. Note: It’s critical to reserve surgical masks and N95 respirators for healthcare workers. The CDC recommends that all people wear cloth face masks in public places where it’s difficult to maintain a 6-foot distance from others. The CDC recomm Instructions for making masks at home can be found here. This will help slow the spread of the virus from people without symptoms or people who do not know they have contracted the virus. COVID-19 and the flu are caused by viruses from completely alternative families. There’s currently no evidence that receiving the flu shot protects against COVID-19.

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