We asked an epidemiologist, an academic who researches sharehouses and a philosopher to reflect on Victoria’s new coronavirus rules.
We have to balance the risk of transmission with the mental health challenges of lockdowns. A bubble system could alleviate loneliness while minimising infection risk.
People are turning to quarantine bubbles as a way to see friends and family while limiting the risk from the coronavirus. Research shows that this can work, but it’s not easy to be in a quaranteam.
Without clear guidelines from states or the feds on how to stay safe after reopening, it’s hard to know what to do. A doctor suggests things to consider in a park, at the beach and the pool.