“People are highly supportive of the social distancing measures—they’re not ready to reopen the economy yet,” says Prof. David Lazer. A study with Northeastern, Harvard and Rutgers universities indicates the public is opposed to a rapid reopening.
A total of 23,000 individuals across all 50 states were surveyed. Results are largely bipartisan, and also indicate that the majority of people do trust scientists and expert over government authorities and the media.
Read more over at News@Northeastern.