One terrifying term that gets bandied about is "exponential growth." Does that mean that it will eventually expand until it infects everyone? Well, according to mathematician Grant Sanderson, that's not likely.
But that doesn't mean you should stop washing your hands.
In the video below, Sanderson uses his numerical skills to show what the disease's "exponential growth" really means from a pure numerical perspective.
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