Originally Posted By: LCranston
a good article on how the flattening works...


This is not specific to corona virus, but the principle is sound

This is a must read/view article!!

Keep in mind that the objective is not so much to reduce the total number of people who eventually get infected - it will likely move throughout the population, but rather the decrease the number of people with symptoms - especially those requiring hospitalization - at a given time, so we don't overwhelm the currently available health services.