Social distancing varies from state-to-state

Janet Adkison speaks with Dr. Ali Khan of the University of Nebraska Medical Center on the topic of social distancing. As the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic varies between state-to-state, different communities are wondering how social distancing and self quarantining applies to their communities.

Dr. Khan states, “States have approached it differently based on what their needs are; rural needs are sometimes different from what urban needs are within a state.” In terms of a timeline for this pandemic, Dr. Khan concludes that, for the United States, around summertime there may be a decrease, with another peak coming in fall.

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