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It is hard to make international comparisons of the COVID death rates in individual countries, but a new approach is giving scientists better data to work with.
There is speculation about whether a population can achieve some sort of immunity to the virus with as little as 20% infected. What do we really know so far?
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.