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Public Experts Say Social Distancing Expected to Last Three months

This could the U.S.' worse public health crisis since polio

It's been a little over a week since coronavirus was first confirmed in the DMV. Since then, Trump has declared a national emergency and banned travel to most European countries, public schools in the region closed down and the NBA and NHL have canceled their seasons.

"We should plan to hunker down, or at least be prepared to be on a social distancing protocol for another two and a half months," Dr. Marty Makary said.

Makary is a surgeon and professor of health policy at Johns Hopkins. He's worked with the World Health Organization and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

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