Singapore Study Proves Effectiveness of Social Distancing Against Covid-19

The combination of elements such as social distancing, isolation, quarantine, school closures and the option to work from home can reduce the contagion rate by up to 99.3 percent.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new study conducted in Singapore, published in the scientific journal The Lancet, and released by Galileo magazine, endorses the theory that social distancing is an effective method in fighting the spread of the new coronavirus.

According to experts, quarantine measures such as the closure of schools and shops and the incentive to work from home have proved to be more effective in reducing Covid-19 cases - when implemented together.

"The findings of this study will provide public health policy makers in Singapore and other countries with evidence to begin implementing improved outbreak control measures that . . .

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