Dr Hassan Vally
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Lockdown is a good tactic in situations where COVID-19 transmission is spiralling out of control and there is a threat of the health system being overwhelmed. But it is just one of many different weapons we can deploy against the coronavirus.
Countries aiming to flatten the coronavirus curve have one crucial aim: reduce the “effective reproduction number” of the virus to below 1. This means the spread is slowing, rather than accelerating.