Researchers are developing models for more targeted closings (and reopenings) that would curb the spread of infection at a less severe economic cost.
As COVID-19 cases took off in New York in March, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo imposed a lockdown of nonessential businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus, calling it “the most drastic action we can take.”
Now researchers say more targeted approaches — in New York and elsewhere — might have protected public health with less economic pain.
Read more about this issue in the New York Times article here.