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The Hidden Consequences of Flattening the Curve

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Roberto Martinez

Almost overnight, "flatten the curve" became a national motto. This week on Petrie Dish, TPR's weekly podcast about the coronavirus, we unpack the origins of that phrase with a public health expert who helped popularize it. And, we hear from reporters across Texas about some of the negative consequences of quarantine, from a spike in domestic violence reports to the relocation of migrants in camps along the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Email us your questions about the virus or tell us how you're doing: Petriedish@tpr.org. You can subscribe to new episodes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Bonnie Petrie can be reached at Bonnie@TPR.org and on Twitter at @kbonniepetrie