Covid-19: Physical Distancing Will Make Science Closer to Citizen Participation in Decision Making

Stefano Cinti, Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II

Nowadays, social distancing is mandatory in various countries worldwide.

It is defined as a non-pharmaceutical interventions for preventing the spread of COVID-19, by maintaining a distance among people and reducing the frequency of contacts with each other.

However, the correct definition, as reported somewhere, should be physical distancing.

Populations are “socially” close, citizens are experimenting novel approaches of communication, and novel way to help. Of course, in the era of social networks, everybody is enabled to get in touch, even with people that were missing since lot of time.

The velocity of how life goes, the necessity of getting results, the demonstration of own value and the invention of brand-new strategies to overcome the generic “everyday” issues, covering all the fields such as family, job, friends, etc., are facing with a pandemic monster.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.13128/Substantia-900

Read Full Text: https://riviste.fupress.net/index.php/subs/article/view/900

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