Coronavirus: The Quest for Solutions – A Science-Based Exit Strategy for COVID-19


In this video, Profs. Ron Milo and Uri Alon succinctly and clearly explain their “intermittent work” strategy for restarting the economy without triggering a new wave of COVID infections. Graphics illustrate how their protocol exploits the virus’s latency period, and how that latency period informs their “4/10” protocol – working for four days, quarantining for 10.

Ultimately, the Milo and Alon strategy seeks to balance work and health over the next few months, providing a predictable economy and reducing the virus’s reproduction number to the “magic number”: one.