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Is It Safe to ‘Quaranteam’?

The health and ethical implications of isolating with a tight-knit circle of friends

Friends wearing face masks practice social distancing as they chat in front of a shop during the outbreak of COVID-19.
Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images

Kari Craig, who lives in Richmond, Virginia, says she recently made plans to hang out with a friend and the friend’s significant other in their backyard. “If I feel comfortable wearing a mask to the grocery store then I should feel even safer in a [private] space like…

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Angela Lashbrook

Angela Lashbrook

I’m a columnist for OneZero, where I write about the intersection of health & tech. Also seen at Elemental, The Atlantic, VICE, and Vox. Brooklyn, NY.