East vs. West: Coronavirus Fight Tests Divergent Strategies

South Korea and Italy provide two bookends of how a country can deal with the

South Korea and Italy provide two bookends of how a country can deal with the coronavirus. Their divergent activities maintain urgent lessons for the U.S. and other democracies exactly where the pandemic is at an before stage.

Seoul, accepting the disease experienced arrived, held its borders open up and aggressively tracked down the contaminated making use of data and in depth checks. Rome, right after escalating makes an attempt to reduce vacation and social interactions, quarantined the complete country, whilst only screening folks as soon as they experienced shown indications.