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The Cost Of Social Distancing

Released Monday, 23rd March 2020
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How do officials weigh the economic cost against the public health benefit? Plus a report from the hardest-hit area of Italy, and a sampling of free things that you had to pay for before the coronavirus.

Planet Money's episode 'How To Save The Economy Now' is here.
Here's a list of things that weren't free before t…from NPR's Brakkton Booker.
Email the show at coronavirusdaily@npr.org.

This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast's former 'Coronavirus Daily' format.
Social distancing is not an easy concept to follow; It will requires commercial businesses to undergo a change in their delivery/service structure. As such, revenues will be lowered which will prompt such businesses to increase their prices. Not all of them will be able to survive such a hike. No More full capacity stadiums at Olympics/tournaments! Fairs and festivals would suffer greatly; Can social distancing measures be implemented in such settings? Don’t think it’s possible presently.
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