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KarstenK wrote:
countries like japan, south corea even china
"Even" China?

Have you even looked at the numbers?

Their strategy of massive lockdown, followed up with door-to-door testing, has been massively successful -- in a country where governance can only be described as herding 1.4 billion bad-tempered cats (and making regional/provincial leaders toe the line in China is far harder than it is in the US).

Making people congregate in testing areas (even drive-throughs, as first implemented in Korea) is effective, but creates new risk hotspots, no matter how diligent the organisers are.

Western countries' "herd immunity" and "it'll just go away like a miracle" strategies are responsible for the mess we're in, and will likely be responsible for a huge number of deaths.

God only knows how many people are alive today because the Chinese leadership made difficult decisions early -- but by no means easily, given that they had to work from a standpoint that no-one knew anything about the disease, at that time, and avoiding what might have been unnecessary panic was a real thing.

The Chinese central government has done a fantastic job.

We should be so lucky.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!

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