What is Flattening the curve :In an epidemic or pandemic, public health experts and organizations like the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) track the number of confirmed cases, deaths and recovered cases. They also monitor how fast or slow is the rate at which these numbers are growing.Enable GingerCannot connect to Ginger Check your internet connection
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What is flattening the curve?
The word 'curve' in this context refers to the projected number of people who will be infected over time. More specifically, the curve actually comes from the line in a chart demonstrating the spread of a virus with and without protective measures. A dotted line through the curves on the graph represents the peak capacity of the health care system to care for a projected number of patients.