Washington Post

Washington Post 16 Mar 2020

'Necessary evil': Places of worship are closing their doors to fight the spread of the coronavirus


The coronavirus outbreak has forced some religious leaders to rethink the way their congregants worship. For some, this means temporarily closing their doors.

Canadian provinces are releasing projections for their best- and worst-case scenarios for the spread of COVID-19. The models vary widely from province to province, but doctors say that makes sense as different factors are at play in each part of the country.

Tech companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter are working to curb the spread of false information online regarding COVID-19, but they have come under fire for some of the messages spread on their platforms. Some of the activity appears to originate from China. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joins CBSN with more.
As the warm weather is creating more opportunities to head outdoors, many Americans are hoping it could also slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. CBS news meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN to discuss the potential impact, as well as how the pandemic could complicate this year's hurricane season.
Together we can help stop the spread of coronavirus. By staying home, you can help save lives. Learn how to protect yourself and others at coronavirus.gov

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