Social distancing ‘is all we have’ to prevent spread of COVID-19

Millions of Americans have been ordered by state health officials to stay home until further notice except for essential needs, such as food and health care.The recommendation to avoid gatherings and maintain a distance of approximately 6 feet from others when possible is part of a broader effort to slow the spread of disease and flatten the curve of the pandemic.However, people who ignore health officials only exacerbate an already difficult situation, physicians and epidemiologists told Healio Primary Care. They also explained the rationale for social distancing and ways that physicians canRead More

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