Social Distancing To Slow The Spread Of The Coronavirus Outbreak It's a phrase we're hearing a lot now, social distancing. Practicing it is essential to slowing the spread of the coronavirus. But what does it really mean? NPR's Maria Godoy gives us advice on what good social distancing looks like in our daily lives - from socializing with friends to grocery shopping to travelling.
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Keep Your Distance

Keep Your Distance

Keep Your Distance

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Two women observe social distancing measures as they speak to each other from adjacent park benches amidst the coronavirus pandemic, in the centre of York, northern England. OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Two women observe social distancing measures as they speak to each other from adjacent park benches amidst the coronavirus pandemic, in the centre of York, northern England.

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It's a phrase we're hearing a lot now, social distancing. Practicing it is essential to slowing the spread of the coronavirus. But what does it really mean? NPR's Maria Godoy gives us advice on what good social distancing looks like in our daily lives - from socializing with friends to grocery shopping to travelling.

You can find more of Maria's reporting on the coronavirus here.

Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez and edited by Viet Le.