Today’s episode considers how strict a lockdown needs to be to be effective.
Atul Gawande’s piece is here: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/keeping-the-coronavirus-from-infecting-health-care-workers
There’s new evidence coming in every day on a number of variables: how long does the virus remain in the air or on surfaces? How much physical distance is safe? Are asymptomatic people doing a lot of the spreading — and are there a lot of asymptomatic people? I’ve linked to some of this research in my Medium piece that accompanies this audio update.
Thank you for listening. Tomorrow — a new question.