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After months of fear, it’s no wonder many of us have coronaphobia now

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On the beach: Bournemouth

On the beach: Bournemouth

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Mistake: Priti Patel

Mistake: Priti Patel

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Noah Donohoe

Noah Donohoe

Noah Donohoe's mother Fiona

Noah Donohoe's mother Fiona

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On the beach: Bournemouth

Proof this week that there is no government move which they feel can't be further enhanced by an expensive ad campaign. Boris having announced that he is setting the nation free again, is apparently now concerned that people will hesitate on the threshold, unwilling to venture out into the sunlit uplands of near normality.

Coronaphobia, apparently.

Fear of getting it - after months of having it drummed into you that every person you pass in the street, every surface you touch, may be hoaching with contagion.