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This Is How We Can Beat the Coronavirus

Mitigation can buy us time, but only suppression can get us to where we need to be

The Atlantic
Mar 20 · 7 min read
Stuart Malcolm, a doctor with the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic in San Francisco California on March 17, 2020. Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images

By Aaron E. Carroll and Ashish Jha

While many watched the coronavirus spread across the globe with disinterest for months, in the last week, most of us have finally realized it will disrupt our way of life. A recent analysis from

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