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    Amy Laskowski

    Amy Laskowski graduated from Syracuse University in 2007 with a degree in English, and earned a master’s in journalism at the College of Communication in 2015. She helps edit the work of BU Today’s interns and is always hunting for interesting, quirky stories around BU. Profile

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There are 5 comments on Learning Not to Touch Your Face Is Imperative as Coronavirus Spreads

  1. Putting on a mask help you refrain from touching the face.

    Having heard many times recently that masks don’t keep Coronavirus away. And some people are developing a phobia to mask wearers. However, the statement is not equivalent to “wearing a mask doesn’t help prevent droplets contact” or ”wearing masks is a bad manner”. After all, it is freedom for people to take action to protect themselves and to be considerate of others.

  2. Please stop riding the T, everyone, until this pandemic is over. Traffic is non-existent right now, and my commute to my 2 jobs takes me over the heaviest trafficked routes in greater Boston area. So unless you really have no other transportation, avoid the T like a plague (pun intended).

  3. Can you clarify if the recommendation to not touch your face is about touching ANY part of your face (cheeks, chin, etc.) or is it about not touching specifically the eyes, nose and mouth?

  4. I work in an ER Dept as a technician. We take care of Covid19 patients everyday. I’ve taken care of several that died recently. We have a RN who recently told several of us his Uncle died from the Coronavirus over the weekend and a number of seniors he took care of over the weekend were extremely sick and he was sure they were infected with Covid19. Several minutes later he blew his nose on a paper towel in our breakroom and failed to wash his hands. Apparently thinking he was being funny, he run his finger’s down my cheek. I have high blood pressure, COPD and two cardiac stents. Several other RNs in our ER say I over reacted when I blew my stack. My wife has asthma and is diabetic and I take care of my 87 year old frail 80lb mother. Did I overreact?

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