Divide and Conquer Could Be Good COVID Strategy
By W. Wayt Gibbs, About The Author S, W. Wayt Gibbs Is A Contributing Editor For Scientific American Based, In Seattle. He Also Works As A Scientific Editor At Intellectual Ventures., Credit, Nick Higgins, Recent Articles
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The research was done at the University of Oxford, Göttingen University, and the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization. A rigorous mathematical analysis showed that indeed, this kind of divide-and-conquer strategy can work, at least in theory. In the first, leaders impose statewide or nationwide restrictions like those that Western European countries have just put back into effect. Their models predict that these benefits of local control might take a few months to become obvious. But they also suggest that a subdivision strategy could save many, many lives over the long run.