ERG PhD Student Ian Bolliger Researches How COVID-19 Measures Prevented Over 500 Million Infections

ERG PhD student Ian Bolliger, as part of a research team, recently published a study “The effect of large-scale anti-contagion policies on the COVID-19 pandemic”. Their research found that the emergency COVID-19 measures prevented more than 500 million infections around the globe.

“Shutdown orders prevented about 60 million novel coronavirus infections in the United States and 285 million in China, according to a research study that examined how stay-at-home orders and other restrictions limited the spread of the contagion,” the Washington Post states.

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