Flattening the curve. A visual metaphor that has been used to describe the reason for social distancing, staying home, and all of the other actions we are doing to minimize loss of lives. By flattening the curve, we’ve seen an infographic that depicts two curves with the horizontal line for medical capacity. A successful use of an infographic that led us at Pitch to question what the “real” curves look like as every state across the US imposes their own standards. So we created Ebb & Flow: COVID-19 Daily Cases Across the US.

The curves themselves are measurements of daily confirmed cases and deaths of COVID-19. The idea being that, over time, the number of cases would increase, plateau and then steadily decrease. The actual numbers tell a more accurate story of what these curves look like. …


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