Articles on Social distancing

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A nurse looks out of the isolation room for patients infected with COVID-19 at Undata Hospital, Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia March 3, 2020. EPA/OPAN BUSTAN

Without major intervention, Indonesia could have 71,000 COVID-19 cases by April’s end

Massive COVID-19 rapid testing is starting this week in the several cities and regencies of coronavirus hot spot of Jakarta, West Java and Banten focusing on vulnerable groups.
Crinolines, by design, made physical contact nearly impossible. Hulton Archive/Stringer via Getty Images

The fashionable history of social distancing

In the past, maintaining physical distance was an important aspect of public life – and clothes played a big role.
Pay attention to scientist-driven recommendations. There is no evidence that kissing through a mask — as depicted in this image— is a safe practice. Now is a good time to exercise your imagination and practise a different kind of safe sex. (Street art in Bryne, Norway, by Pøbel. Photo by Daniel Tafjord/Unsplash)

Coronavirus and sex: Dos and don'ts during social distancing

During the COVID-19 pandemic, sexual activity may pose risks of transmission. A sex researcher shares information on how sex relates to the current pandemic, and how to prevent transmission.

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