What Does "Flatten The Curve" Mean?

Chicago Doctor Clarifies How You Can Stop COVID-19, Can People Get It More Than Once?

March 24, 2020
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You're starting to see it everywhere. Signs in elevators, ordering a rideshare, on billboards, street signs and even popping up on cell phone apps like Tik Tok, Tinder or the Nike app: #FLATTENTHECURVE.

What exactly does "Flatten The Curve" mean outside of just knowing that this new motto can help people avoid the spread of COVID-19? 

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104-3 Jams resident doctor Richard Watson, a local ER doctor who services the Chicagoland area, dialed in to the Ed Lover Morning Show to shed light on exactly what this popular phrase means. Ed Lover also asks the doctor IF you can catch COVID-19 more than one time, to find out, take a listen below: 

Do you THINK you have COVID-19 symptoms? Reach out to Dr. Richard Watson's team and get screened HERE

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