COVID-19: Is 6 feet apart far enough?

social distancing

by Matt Shipman

“As people stay six feet apart during social distancing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, you might wonder where we got that number. And if it’s enough distance.

“Rob Dunn, a professor of applied ecology at North Carolina State University, asks other university to chat—virtually—about how viruses spread in general and the origins of the six-foot-rule.

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  1. In the state of Georgia, six feet apart won’t be enough, given what the stupid Republican Governor just did!

  2. Could we please just call it physical distancing; that’s what we hope to achieve. There is already way too much social distance in our society.

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