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Minimizing Coronavirus’ impact is a race against time - this chart explains why

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Linda Lacina
Digital Editor, World Economic Forum
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The flattened curve shows how a reduced rate of coronavirus infection could reduce the impact on hospitals and the wider healthcare system.
The flattened curve shows how a reduced rate of coronavirus infection could reduce the impact on hospitals and the wider healthcare system Image: Esther Kim, Carl T. Bergstrom
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