April 25, 2020

Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, international relations, published commentary on USA Today about the history of social distancing and why we can social distance now.

..."The house that I live in, as well as those in my neighborhood and surrounding communities, were built by families fleeing disease in Washington, D.C. Afraid of contracting polio during the summer months, families moved to the Western shore of the Chesapeake Bay and built cottages to distance themselves from the diseases of the city. A railroad was built to shuttle people from D.C. to nearby Chesapeake Beach, MD, where they could take in the healthy, clean bay breezes."...

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