RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study conducted by economic statistics area professors at the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ) shows that up to 118,000 lives may have been saved in Brazil as a result of social isolation measures in May to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The study's findings were published yesterday by the 'O Globo' newspaper.
According to Professor Caio Chain, the equation studied the transmission of the coronavirus and took into account social isolation data from GPS cell phone tracking and how they interfered with the spread of the disease throughout . . .