Italy’s love for grandparents may have worsened the spread of coronavirus

“Florida is like an uber-Italy,” Andrew Noymer [associate professor, public health], a demographer at the University of California, Irvine, who wasn’t involved in this research, tells Wired. “Florida is going to be a tough situation, I would predict.” “It’s not destiny to say Florida is going to be absolutely clobbered by this,” he adds. “There is time with social distancing to flatten the peak. Maybe we can make this the dog that didn’t bark, so to speak.”