An American study supports the need for aggressive interventions to stop the spread of coronavirus. Photo: AFP An American study supports the need for aggressive interventions to stop the spread of coronavirus. Photo: AFP
An American study supports the need for aggressive interventions to stop the spread of coronavirus. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus lockdowns must last six weeks to bring pandemic under control: researchers

  • American academics say their study of 36 countries suggests that 45 days of aggressive intervention required to rein in an outbreak
  • Other factors include the size of the country, cultural greetings, temperature, humidity, and latitude

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An American study supports the need for aggressive interventions to stop the spread of coronavirus. Photo: AFP An American study supports the need for aggressive interventions to stop the spread of coronavirus. Photo: AFP
An American study supports the need for aggressive interventions to stop the spread of coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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