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Follow the World Health Organization's instructions to reduce your risk of infection:

1/ Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

2/ When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue - throw issue away immediately and wash hands.

3/ Avoid close contact with anyone that has fever and cough.

Caitlin Rivers, PhD+ Your Authors @cmyeaton Outbreak science + epidemiology + health security. Assistant professor at Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security (@JHSPH_CHS). ELBI alum. Jun. 28, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

80% of US adults report wearing a mask all, most, or some of the time when in stores or other businesses. Only 7% say they never do. 

87% of adults say the actions of ordinary Americans affect how the coronavirus spreads in the US a great deal or a fair amount. Only 2% say not at all. 

Even in the respondent groups least likely to say they wear a mask all or most of the time, uptake is still three quarters. 

These results suggest that mask use is much less controversial than it seems. But I would not be surprised if non-use is locally clustered.

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