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COVID-19 Daily Update — Why is it Important to “Flatten the Curve”?

Watch Dr. Andy Thompson walk you through the dominant trait of outbreaks: a concept from statistics called The Bell Curve.

Dr. Thompson crunches the latest data to explain which countries are on a Bell Curve for new cases of COVID-19, and analyzes cases compared to hospital capacity and deaths.

The aim of today’s update is to explain why “flattening the curve” is key to managing the outbreak.

Dr. Andy Thompson is a Canadian rheumatologist and the founder of RheumInfo.com.