[Asie du Sud-Est] What’s the secret to Southeast Asia’s Covid success stories?
Auteur : Dominic Maegher.
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Date et heure : 28 juillet 2020, 06:00
There is no secret.
After almost seven months, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to challenge the world, but some places seem to have managed surprisingly well. Thailand has not reported any local transmission for over 60 days. The countries of the Mekong region have reported so few cases that many people are asking whether their success is real – and if it is, how are they doing it? The New York Times went as far as to report that “no one knows what Thailand is doing right”.
Source : Dominic Maegher, “What’s the secret to Southeast Asia’s Covid success stories?”, The Interpreter, 28/07/2020. URL : https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/what-s-secret-southeast-asia-covid-success-stories (consulté le 20/08/2020).
Photo “à la une” : First day of school after the Thai government eased isolation measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, 1 July 2020 in Bangkok. © Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images