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COVID-19 etiquette: How to handle tough conversations and awkward situations [Video]

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VANCOUVER –Hand shaking, hugging and sharing food didn't used to be a big deal, but with the COVID-19 pandemic not showing signs of slowing down, many might find themselves in awkward situations where they need to set boundaries with others.

Whether it's with someone you know or a complete stranger, Amy Hanser, an associate professor at the University of British Columbia's sociology department, says there are ways to tactfully manage those conversations, and she encourages people to not shy away from them.

"It's really important for people to feel that they can be honest about their own concerns and the level of risk they're willing to take," Hanser said on CTV Morning Live Wednesday.

"If you're invited to an event, I think you should feel free to express to your host … what kinds of precautions you're taking, and that you'd like to know whether this event will feel …

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