March 18th, 2020

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Canadians being urged to help 'flatten the curve' of COVID-19

OP note: The following article was written in relation to the Canadian context, however it is interesting for more than this specific context because it details why the idea of 'flattening the curve' is of COVID-19 infections is so important. (Note: This article was published a week ago.)
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Canadians being urged to help 'flatten the curve' of COVID-19

Goal is to slow the spread of the virus in order to reduce the load on the country's health-care system


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A COVID-19 information letter is shown at a coronavirus evaluation clinic in Montreal on Tuesday. Experts say the key is to now slow the spread of the virus in Canada and 'flatten the curve,' which refers to an epidemiological graph of a disease outbreak.
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