Social deestancin

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Fowk practicin social deestance while queuin tae enter a supermercat in Lunnon in the COVID-19 pandemic

In public heal, social deestancin, cried pheesical deestancin an aw,[1][2][3] is a set o non-pharmaceutical interventions or meisurs intendit tae prevent the spreid o a contagious disease bi mainteenin a pheesical distance atween fowk an reducin the nummer o times fowk come intae close contact wi ilk ither.[1][4] It teepically involves keepin a certaint deestance frae ithers (the distance specifee'd mey differ frae time tae time an kintra tae kintra) an avydin gaitherin thegither in lairge groups.[5][6]

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