In all the reporting and stories coming out of the current Covid-19 pandemic, you have likely heard the phrase “social distancing” used in reference to slowing the spread of the disease.
Social distancing is a broad term for a model of keeping individuals as isolated from one another as possible. Some common practices of social distancing include:
–Personal Isolation or Quarantine
–Cancellation of Mass Gatherings (sporting events, concerts, etc.)
–Self-shielding (using face masks)
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While most of us are very new to this term, it has a great deal of historic precedent for its implementation.
Click through the gallery below and see through the experience of the 1918 Influenza why the practice became necessary.