These Asian economies seem to have contained the coronavirus outbreak. Here’s how they did it
Students eat their lunch on desks with plastic partitions as a preventive measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus at Dajia Elementary School in Taipei, Taiwan on April 29, 2020.
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Several Asian economies appear to have contained the spread of the coronavirus within their borders, with the number of daily new cases slowing to a trickle in the last few weeks.
That’s a feat that few globally have achieved even as an increasing number of countries and territories started winding down containment measures to get their economies going again.
Public health experts have warned governments against resting on their laurels because new outbreaks could resurface even after the virus appears to be contained — as seen in China and South Korea.
Still, some Asian economies such as Taiwan and Hong Kong have for many …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]