Jan. 15, 2021
Mask-wearing, social distancing improve, but too slowly, survey shows
Americans are being more careful to avoid catching and spreading the coronavirus but are still not being careful enough to slow the pandemic, especially with worrisome, apparently more contagious new variants looming. That's the conclusion of the latest findings, released Friday, from the largest national survey tracking behavior during the coronavirus pandemic. "It was a bit startling to see how many people spent time indoors with someone outside their household," said Saskia Popescu, an epidemiologist at the University of Arizona.