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Doctors answer your coronavirus questions
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We’re living in unprecedented times – and as the coronavirus pandemic deepens and more restrictions are put in place around the world, the impact on our lives can be troubling and confusing.

CNN has published a number of stories aimed at explaining the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on all of us.

They include pieces on the pandemic’s impact on business, travel and daily life, as well as guides on how to limit the spread of the virus, how to adjust to new routines, what to do if you’re worried you have Covid-19, and how to help others.

You can find many of these pieces below. We’re regularly updating many of these stories to ensure you have the latest information.

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Top tips and terms

This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML
How we can fight the coronavirus
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Coronavirus outbreak: The latest news on the pandemic

Tracking the coronavirus’ global spread live

Pandemic, Covid-19 and all the coronavirus terms you need to know

Is it allergies, the flu or the coronavirus? How to tell the difference

How to limit the spread

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19. isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML
Here is how a virus spreads
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The best prevention against the coronavirus is still washing your hands. Here’s the proper way to do it

One big coronavirus challenge: How to stop touching your face

How to properly disinfect your work station in gifs

Here’s your how-to guide on keeping your phone clean

What to do if there’s a coronavirus case in your neighborhood or apartment building

One of your employees is diagnosed with coronavirus. What now?

Here’s a list of disinfectants you can use against coronavirus

Understanding the virus

TOPSHOT - This photo taken on February 19, 2020 shows laboratory technicians testing samples of virus at a laboratory in Hengyang in China's central Henan province. - The death toll from the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic jumped to 2,112 in China on February 20 after 108 more people died in Hubei province, the hard-hit epicentre of the outbreak. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)
Here's how the novel coronavirus outbreak unfolded
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How to improve your chances against the coronavirus

Infected people without symptoms might be driving the spread of the coronavirus more than we realized

Children’s coronavirus cases are not as severe, but that doesn’t make them less serious

How and when you should be tested for the coronavirus

What actually happens during a coronavirus test?

France says ibuprofen may aggravate the coronavirus. Experts say more evidence is needed

Working from home

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What are pandemics? Can they be stopped?
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Staying productive as you work from home

How to work from home without losing your sanity

The rules of video conferencing at home

Stuck working at home? Here’s how to video conference for free

Living in isolation

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Clinical support technician Douglas Condie extracts viruses from swab samples so that the genetic structure of a virus can be analysed and identified in the coronavirus testing laboratory at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, on February 19, 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Jane Barlow - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
See the chart that is critical to fighting coronavirus
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How to keep coronavirus fears from affecting your mental health

Everything you need to prep for home quarantine

Social distancing doesn’t have to doom your weekends. We have ideas

Quarantines might stop the virus, but they rely on people obeying the law. So what happens if they don’t?

If you’re a college student affected by coronavirus or the parent of one, here’s what you need to know

TV shows to help you find your happy place right now…

…and more TV shows to watch if you’re in the mood to lean into your worries

Parenting and family

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Families cope with coronavirus lockdown across Italy
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How to survive lockdown as a parent, especially moms who carry the burden

A guide to keeping your child safe and reassured as the coronavirus spreads

Parents: Take social distancing seriously and limit playdates, other activities, experts say

Worried about the virus? If your loved one is over 60, read this

What parents can do to face coronavirus anxiety

How to help others

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Student's program shops for seniors during pandemic
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With schools closing,, here’s how you can help feed insecure children

How to help your favorite small businesses survive the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus is threatening America’s blood supply and food banks. Here’s how you can help

How to feed the hungry, protect health professionals and support service workers during the pandemic

Here’s a complete list of every state health department’s coronavirus website

The travel fallout

A man walks past the closed Air France counters at the Terminal 1 section at John F. Kennedy International Airport on March 12, 2020 in New York City. - US President Donald Trump announced a shock 30-day ban on travel from mainland Europe over the coronavirus pandemic that has sparked unprecedented lockdowns, widespread panic and another financial market meltdown Thursday.The announcement came as China, where the outbreak that first emerged in December, showed a dramatic drop in new cases and claimed "the peak" of the epidemic had passed. (Photo by Kena Betancur / AFP) (Photo by KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images)
How to know if you should still travel during coronavirus
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Everything travelers need to know about the coronavirus

Which countries have travel bans?

Europe travel ban: Your questions answered

Your travel insurance might now cover the coronavirus

Need a refund for your hotel or vacation rental? It’s complicated

Want to cancel your trip? This is when you can – and can’t – get your money back

Global travel slowdown means lots of deals

Is spring break canceled? Student getaways scuttled by the coronavirus

Why the coronavirus won’t ruin our travel dreams

The business impact

People cross an intersection usually filled with people in the Shibuya area in Tokyo on April 5, 2020. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images)
A recession may be inevitable. Here's why
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How to prepare if the coronavirus might cut your income

What will a 0% interest rate mean for mortgages?

Here’s how to avoid falling for coronavirus scams

Want a coronavirus vaccine? Fund the research

Your coronavirus workplace questions answered

Goldman Sachs strategist on how to invest during the pandemic

Why oil prices are crashing and what it means

What should you do with your 401(k)? Don’t panic

Debunking myths

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Fact vs. fiction: Coronavirus myths debunked
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Coronavirus myths and misinformation, debunked

Coronavirus fact-check: Separating fear from fact

Masks can’t stop the coronavirus in the US, but hysteria has led to bulk-buying, price-gouging and serious fear for the future

How Fox News misled viewers about the coronavirus

Fact check: Trump incorrectly suggests insurers will make coronavirus treatment free

One dangerous coronavirus ‘self-check test’ is circulating on social media. Here’s why you should avoid it.