A doctor shares 7 steps he'll review to decide when and where it's safe to go out and about
May 22, 2020
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(THE CONVERSATION) As we return to some degree of normalcy after weeks of social distancing, we all need a plan. As an immunologist, I've given this a lot of thought personally and professionally.
When I venture out, I am first going to check the number of new COVID-19 infections in my community. In Virginia, for example, as of May 16, some health districts had 200 new daily cases and others fewer than 10. I am going to be less risk-averse when new cases fall to near zero.