RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Interventionist strategies for containing the novel coronavirus should involve quarantines, mass testing and related measures for 45 days, or at least three weeks, to put the brakes on viral propagation, according to a newly released study co-authored by a UC Riverside professor. In a thesis titled "How Long Must Social Distancing Last?,'' UCR Anderson School of Business Professor Ashish Sood, along with USC Marshall School of Business Professor Gerard Tellis and Augusta University molecular biology researcher Nitish Sood, reviewed how the 50 American states and 36 countries were managing COVID-19 mitigation. Based on their analysis, they derived specific metrics to monitor -- daily growth rate, and time to double cumulative cases of the virus. The growth rate re
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