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Good Housekeeping: Here’s how you can help prevent the spread of coronavirus, according to experts

UC expert says to stay home as much as feasible and practice social distancing when in public

Good Housekeeping published a story on ways people can help prevent the spread of coronavirus. One of the experts they turned to was Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine. 

a doctor in a lab coat looking at a file folder in a laboratory

Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine. Photo/Colleen Kelley/UC Creative + Brand

“Limit how much time you spend out in public or around others'" Fichtenbaum said. "It’s unusual for us to be living this way, but it’s one of the easiest ways to prevent the spread of germs, and it’s necessary over the next few weeks to see if we can halt the spread of this virus from person to person.” 

He also said it might be a good time to do some binge-watching. 

When you're not working, “try to keep a positive attitude by catching up on projects you’ve been putting off or watching Netflix shows you haven’t had time to watch,” Fichtenbaum said.

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