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Food Workers Say C.D.C. Guidelines Put Them at Greater Risk for Infection

Food Workers Say C.D.C. Guidelines Put Them at Greater Risk for Infection

Workers who may have been exposed to the virus must follow C.D.C. guidance on social distancing, remaining at least six feet from co-workers and potential customers. If they show symptoms, they should be sent home immediately and all surfaces at the workplace should be cleaned and disinfected, according to the guidelines. In addition, anyone who came within six feet of …

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Smokers and Vapers May Be at Greater Risk for Covid-19

Smokers and Vapers May Be at Greater Risk for Covid-19

Anxious times — like a pandemic — can lead to unhealthy but self-soothing habits, whether it’s reaching for a bag of potato chips, more chocolate or another glass of wine. But some stress-reducing behaviors are alarming to medical experts right now — namely vaping and smoking of tobacco or marijuana. Because the coronavirus attacks the lungs, this is exactly the …

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