With a mind on the continually evolving US response to the coronavirus pandemic, and using global tracking data from Johns Hopkins, HealthDay reporter Dennis Thompson examines below how three countries — Vietnam, South Korea and Taiwan — are managing to keep the spread of COVID-19 in check.
By Dennis Thompson
FRIDAY, March 27, 2020 (HealthDay News)
Vietnam. South Korea. Taiwan. All three countries are placed uncomfortably close to China, the initial epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic that's now swept across the world.
But they also have one other thing in common: They've each managed to contain their COVID-19 infections, preventing the new coronavirus from reaching epidemic proportions within their borders.
How did they did so might provide lessons to the United States and elsewhere, experts say.
Reacting early was key....
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