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Distancing Ourselves From Disease Is Nothing New

Two medical educators take a broader look at what it means to ‘distance’

Photo: Ariana Drehsler/Getty Images

Co-authored by Sandro Galea

We have entered an age of social distancing. As we know, living as we do now slows the rise of the Covid-19 pandemic by reducing the number of interactions people have in a day, limiting the virus’ capacity

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Nadia N. Abuelezam, ScD

Nadia N. Abuelezam, ScD

Nadia N. Abuelezam is an Assistant Professor at the Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing.