Hand washing is also one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of infection by the accumulation of germs on your hands.
How masks can help prevent COVID-19
Frequently asked questions and answers about how masks can help prevent a COVID-19 (coronavirus) infection, including how masks work, what types to use and how to wear them.
Symptoms of COVID-19 and how the virus spreads
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Other questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus
Answers to common questions about COVID-19, including whether you should bulk-buy groceries and which types of public venue have closed.