What is a danger of relaxing social distancing measures prematurely?

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A: A resurgence of cases leading to a second and more severe peak can occur.

Medical Historian and Pandemic Expert, Howard Markel, MD, PhD explains, “Easing up on “social distancing” steps too soon, and too quickly, could give the novel coronavirus a chance to race back into broad circulation, he explains. Serious cases, and deaths, could spike again, and waste all the progress that has been made so far.”


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