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Passengers waiting at the ferry terminal in Dartmouth, N.S. on March 16, 2020. The number of passengers has been limited as part of the effort to control the spread of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. (Andrew Vaughan/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Coronavirus: When Canadian compassion requires social distancing

Canadians have a reputation for compassion; in the current COVID-19 pandemic, this means helping each other by staying away.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, bumps elbows with a worker at the seafood counter March 3, 2020, in Seattle’s International District. AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Love in the time of the coronavirus: Do you turn your back when someone offers you a hand, a kiss or a hug?

At least temporarily, a kiss is no longer just a kiss. It could pass coronavirus. Even the French have suggested a ban on their traditional greeting. An expert explains why this is necessary.

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