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BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM DURING THE “CORONA” WAR
BY MICHELLE GABRIELLE CENTAMORE
As the world takes cover from the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare experts offer insight on
how to help strengthen the immune system and stay healthy.
In addition to not touching your face and practicing social distancing — staying home,
avoiding crowds, keeping at least 6 feet away from people in public — to avoid the
spread of the disease, experts also offer a few suggestions on preventing and fighting
COVID-19, should you contract it.
“Strengthening or boosting the immune system during this difficult time is of the utmost
importance,” says Rosemary Cook, a registered nurse and holistic nutritionist. “A healthy
immune system can defeat an invasion of a bacteria or virus or organism that is going to
come to the host, which is your body.”
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