COVID-19 study links strict social distancing to much lower chance of infection: Researchers say that similar studies could be used to predict local trends in infectious outbreaks 

Using public transportation, visiting a place of worship, or otherwise traveling from the home is associated with a significantly higher likelihood of testing positive with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, while practicing strict social distancing is associated with a markedly lower likelihood.

Source: COVID-19 study links strict social distancing to much lower chance of infection: Researchers say that similar studies could be used to predict local trends in infectious outbreaks — ScienceDaily

A Wrong Message for the Pandemic 

Public health messages addressed to the general population should be clear and unambiguous. This is particularly important in times of a pandemic like that caused by the coronavirus. Millions of lives are at stake. One of the messages, “social distancing,” widely used by public health authorities during the present pandemic, exemplifies this shortcoming. It should More

Source: A Wrong Message for the Pandemic – CounterPunch.org