Social distancing must be ramped up now to reduce new cases of COVID-19

Medical Mythbusting Commentary for March 9 to 13, 2020

My discussion with Bill Carroll about how our individual actions to protect our parents, grandparents, and the vulnerable are crucial to reduce and flatten the virus reproductive rate. Public panic can be mitigated if we all focus on the goal of protecting others. Our actions are cumulative. Working together is the only way to combat COVID-19.

There is no surge capacity in our hospitals and as such, prevention to reduce the burden is paramount.

Read how our actions can make a positive difference and understanding why this is so.