The practice of social incarceration should continue until 2022
WASHINGTON: Scientists at Harvard are projecting to address the COVID-19 pandemic, a repeat of the ongoing practice of social incarceration until 2022.
He said the implementation of a one-time curfew to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 would not reduce the risk of the outbreak.
The study was conducted as the COVID-19 positive case in the United States (US) was on the rise.
The team expects the COVID-19 to be a seasonal outbreak, while also linking the increase in infection in winter.
The lead author of the study, Stephen Kissler, said an extension to the practice of social incarceration was essential to keep the US people out of the deadly epidemic.
“We find that the practice of social incarceration is not possible once, it is not enough to prevent COVID-19 infection in the US health care capacity is very limited,” he said.
“What we need to do now is that there is no other type of treatment to continue the social incarceration period,” he said. – AFP