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What will a second lockdown look like?

The Cut, Aug. 5, 2020

August 5, 2020

What will a second lockdown look like?

As Andrew Noymer, a public-health professor at UC Irvine, told The Atlantic, “People are going to want to go to bowling alleys and whatnot, and that’s a recipe for disaster, honestly — particularly if they don’t want to wear masks.” If, come winter, people abandon social distancing in order to socialize indoors (beyond those they live with), this may precipitate further outbreaks, and as a result, a need for added lockdown measures.