Israel professor does not believe the global approach of enforcing a lockdown to contain the coronavirus is the right solution, based on virus infection data he has analyzed. His finding shows that the coronavirus spread peaks after about 40 days and declines to almost zero after 70 days, a result that is at variance with health professionals in many countries, including the United States.
“It doesn’t matter what you say: One week, two weeks, three weeks. You’ve got to go with what the situation on the ground is,” he told Cuomo. “So, when people say it may take months, I think what people are talking about is how long it takes to go all the way down.
“But you may see, in a relatively shorter period of time, when you’re seeing the inkling of the flattening, and coming down.