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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Flattening the curve

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Plain English definition
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster

A way of slowing the rate at which people become infected with coronavirus, to avoid everyone becoming ill at the same time and to allow the health service to cope. It does not necessarily mean reducing the number of cases of the disease overall, and may mean that the outbreak lasts longer.

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