[LMB] OT: News from my Home front

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 11 17:13:41 BST 2020


WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
> On Apr 6, 2020, at 10:48 PM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>> That is the main thing "flattening the curve" is about.  It doesn’t
>> guarantee fewer people will get sick.  It just makes the curve flatter,
>> with the peak more manageable.
> Which means more people survive, because they get treatment.

Well, if it's possible to delay some people catching the disease until
we have better methods of treating it or preventing it, it *will*
reduce the number of people who get sick.

Joel


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