U.S. Lockdown One Week Earlier Would Have Saved 36,000 Lives, Study Finds
US Could Have Avoided 36,000 Deaths if Social Distancing Had Been Imposed a Week Earlier: Research
The report said that the results show that as states reopen, outbreaks can easily get out of control unless officials closely monitor infections and immediately clamp down on new flare-ups.
Social distancing a week earlier could have saved 36,000 US lives, study finds
Columbia models imply US was too slow to react to coronavirus Early action ‘incredibly critical in reducing number of deaths’Had the US begun social distancing just one week earlier, the country would have prevented 36,000 deaths through early May, according to researchers at Columbia University. Related: Coronavirus live news: Spain reports lowest Covid-19 daily death toll in over two monthsContinue reading...
Researchers say 36,000 lives in U.S. could have been saved with earlier social distancing
More than 35,000 lives would have been saved in the U.S. if social distancing measures had begun just a week earlier than they actually did in mid-March, according to a new estimate by researchers at Columbia University.
Columbia University Researchers Say 36,000 Lives Could've Been Saved If Social Distancing Started Sooner
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New research shows thousands of COVID-19 deaths may have been preventable if the United States had acted faster with social distancing policies.The first cases of coronavirus in the U.S. were reported in early January, but the government didn’t urge people to avoid large groups until mid-March.Now researchers at Columbia University say they believe approximately 36,000 lives could have been saved if social distancing star…