The Coronavirus Could Cause a Social Recession
Updated: Apr 9, 2020
Economic slowdowns are easy to measure, but the lingering damage to communal bonds may be no less harmful.
Drs. Vivek Murthy and Alice Chen share insight on the Covid-19 pandemic and its relationship with our human connections.
"Indeed, if this crisis can pull back the curtain on the deeper well of loneliness that existed before the pandemic, if it can remind us that weakening social ties make us all vulnerable, and if it can force us to work harder at strengthening the human connections in our lives, we might even emerge stronger and more connected than ever before."