Social distancing. Before the COVID-19 pandemic many of us had never heard about it. It refers to the act of introducing distances between people in order to prevent the spread of a contagious disease.

As the virus responsible for COVID-19 made its way around the world and started spreading throughout our communities, this crude measure became necessary to stop out-of-control growth of infections. Cinemas, restaurants, bars and other public venues had no choice but to close their doors, resulting in an enormous social and economic impact on society as a whole.

Gradually we learnt more about the virus and its…

Georg Muntingh

Research Scientist at SINTEF Digital, Mathematician

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