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March 14 2020
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Wash your hands often with soap and water, the C.D.C. has advised.

Cases are rising, entire countries are locking down. We’ve never seen or experienced anything this apocalyptic in our lifetime. Around the globe, billions of people are taking extra precautions to stave off the coronavirus. But there is a small subset of the population whose day-to-day routine has been hardly affected at all by this pandemic, and those people are the germophobes of the world.

For us germophobes, this has been a mostly regular few weeks, routine-wise, anyway. You might even say we’ve been preparing for this moment our entire lives.

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