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Chris Hadfield explains how astronauts cope with self-isolation

Former astronaut Chris Hadfield tells us what he has learned about social distancing and self-isolation from his time onboard the International Space Station. Like every other astronaut onboard the ISS, Hadfield had to eat, sleep and work in the confined space of a spaceship with no easy way out for …

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UK applauds the NHS and other key workers – BBC News

People across the UK have taken part in a second “Clap for Carers” tribute, saluting NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were among those honoured by the nation. Households banged pots and pans, while others played …

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Israel's ultra-Orthodox communities ‘ignoring’ COVID-19 rules

Israel has put the city of Bnei Brak on lockdown after an outbreak of coronavirus. Health officials fear some 75,000 of its residents are already infected. It is one of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox neighbourhoods, which have been criticised for not observing movement restrictions and social distancing. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports. …

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Coronavirus: What are the symptoms? – BBC News

People who are showing particular symptoms are being told to self-isolate in order to stop the coronavirus from spreading further. In the UK, if you have a fever or a persistent cough, you should stay at home for seven days. The people you live with should stay at home for …

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