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One of the main ways the coronavirus is being spread is through community transmissions. Do you think most people understand what that means?

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No, same with 'social distancing'. Opaque concepts that need explaining

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It means keep pushing your way onto

the overcrowded trains, doesn’t it?

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they should explain these things in layman terms, not everyone would really have the quick wits or the attention span to decipher what these terms mean. For example, the term storm surge is almost unheard of in my country which only uses english as a second language and caused a lot of question marks when the weather agency repeatedly mentioned it during Typhoon Haiyan a few years back.

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no most people don't and the gov isn't doing its job in educating them nor is it implementing measures effective against infection.

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No. There should be simple, unambiguous public health campaigns explaining this.

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One of the main ways the coronavirus is being spread is through community transmissions. Do you think most people understand what that means?

It depends on what community means.

Is it the anonymous beings that I as an unfulfilled forty-something jobsworth push further back into the train every morning and grant the same esteem I would to a crow in the garbage?

Or is it a society that has grown beyond group-comes-first, and cherishes the not-yet-formally-introduced, too?

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