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A guide to reopening your office, from South Korea’s government

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Our days of social distancing may not be over.
  • Alexandra Ossola
By Alexandra Ossola

Deputy membership editor

With countries gradually reopening after coronavirus lockdowns, life is returning to some version of normalcy. In China, that might mean finally running errands outside your community. In Italy, small stores have begun to reopen. In California, it could mean hitting the beach.

But the pandemic’s lingering effects mean such activities are clearly not like they were before. Some expect we’ll continue to see changes to our world long after the worst of the outbreak has subsided.

Late last month, the South Korean government, which has been praised for how it’s handled the pandemic, released recommendations for how citizens can prevent further infection even as the country reopens.

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