What is "the curve" and why are people so keen to "flatten" it? | ABC News

Share the News



Politicians and medical officers have been talking about “flattening the curve” for a while now. But what is “the curve” and why is it important in minimising coronavirus-related deaths? The ABC’s Medical Reporter Sophie Scott explains.

Read the latest coronavirus coverage from ABC News here: https://ab.co/2PTeDpK

For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY
You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1

Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE
Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2
You can also like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au
Or follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au
Or even on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews

source