We need an immediate five-week national lockdown to defeat coronavirus in America.
The fastest and even the only way to contain COVID-19 in the United States is a five-week national lockdown.
Our relaxed approach to social distancing is insufficient to stop the exponential growth of COVID-19.
Until Americans consistently adopt strong social distancing recommendations — a lockdown — the disease will continue to spread exponentially.
By the end of the lockdown, the number of infections will be a small fraction of what they are now.
The lockdown will give us time to dramatically scale up our supply of COVID-19 test kits and capacity to process them.
This policy was so successful that Wuhan is now much safer from coronavirus than New York City or Washington, D.C. »