Taiwan’s Coronavirus Response Offers Lessons for the World
Date: April 6, 2020
By: Young Kim
A woman wearing a face mask, amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus, walks in front of Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall in Taipei on March 31, 2020. – Taiwan has been held up as an example of how to handle the outbreak, with the government moving fast to reduce overseas arrivals from infected areas and issue clear medical guidance that has been widely adopted by the public. (Photo by Sam Yeh / AFP) (Photo by SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images)
The United States is experiencing something uniquely challenging, the deadly coronavirus. Massive readjustments are being forced on Americans with “social distancing” and stay at home orders. These are times of great uncertainty and concern as our economy dramatically slows.
Experts rightfully warn of many more American fatalities, especially among the elderly and sick. Meanwhile, Washington, D.C. and state governments are scrambling to respond to this unprecedented crisis. [FULL STORY]