Kat Eschner

freelance science journalist

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Gyms are reopening now and must adhere to certain guidelines, like screening for fevers and coughs, requiring social distancing and masks.

How gyms are going to get customers back as they reopen

Gyms are reopening now and must adhere to certain guidelines, like screening for fevers and coughs, requiring social distancing and masks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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