Daniel Aldrich in Los Angeles Times: Isolation is hazardous to your health. The term ‘social distancing’ doesn’t help
by Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times
Is the phrase “social distancing” sending the wrong message to millions of Americans who are struggling to get by during the COVID-19 pandemic? That’s the case being made by Daniel Aldrich, director of the security and resilience program at Northeastern University in Boston.“The moment I heard public health authorities use the term, I thought they were making a mistake,” he said.