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ESMAGAR CURVA [1 record]

Record 1 2020-06-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Epidemiology
  • General Medicine, Hygiene and Health
DEF

Take rigorous measures to drastically slow down the increase in the number of cases of a disease to avoid overwhelming the health care system at the peak of an epidemic.

OBS

In social media, the hashtag #PlankTheCurve is used by the Government of Canada.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Épidémiologie
  • Médecine générale, hygiène et santé
DEF

Prendre des mesures rigoureuses pour ralentir considérablement l'augmentation du nombre de cas d'une maladie afin d'éviter de surcharger le système de santé au moment le plus intense d'une épidémie.

OBS

Dans les médias sociaux, le mot-clic #ÉcraserLaCourbe est utilisé par le gouvernement du Canada.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Epidemiología
  • Medicina, Higiene y Salud
CONT

El médico recomienda una campaña para "erradicar" [la] COVID-19. "El fin no es aplanar la curva, sino aplastarla. China hizo esto en Wuhan. Podemos hacerlo en 10 semanas", consignó.

OBS

No confundir con aplanar o achatar la curva.

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