Signs encouraging social distancing pepper the River Walk in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: AP

Social distancing flattens coronavirus curve in US, but relax with caution, researchers warn

  • Study shows sharpest drop in worst-hit states after restrictions imposed after 12-day lag due to virus incubation period
  • Lead author warns the measures stabilised the spread but predicts infections to start rising again as rules are relaxed
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Signs encouraging social distancing pepper the River Walk in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: AP
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