A senior government health officer by the name of Philip Lo, is said to have raised the first alarm in #Taiwan with regards to what was happening in China. It was he who came across a series of posts on...
Taiwan went a step ahead start of February when they banned all incoming passengers from China. Again, one of the first countries to do this.
#Taiwan learned a lot from the SARS outbreak in 2003. They eventually had the 3rd highest number of SARS infections in the world. This experience greatly strengthened their infection and disease prevention measures.
Medical masks and PPEs were produced in large masses by military personnel and the prices of the same were fixed beforehand...
There was an online map API setup by a private citizen Howard Wu to indicate the availability of masks and PPEs across #Taiwan.
All this was done without severe, nationwide lockdowns. That is why Taiwan’s success story is even sweeter.
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