“That’s huge. By any measure this is a massive change in behavior, and if we can make a similar reduction in the number of contacts we make, every indication is that we can defeat this epidemic,” said Aaron King, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, commenting on data that suggests that Americans in wide swaths of the West, Northeast and Midwest have complied with orders from state and local officials to stay home.
April 7, 2020
Aaron King, professor of EEB and CCMB affiliate, quoted in The New York Times
"Where America Didn’t Stay Home Even as the Virus Spread" - The New York Times