In its battle with the coronavirus, Japan appears to be doing everything wrong. It has tested just 0.185 percent of its population, its social distancing has been halfhearted, and a majority of Japanese are critical of the government’s response. Yet with among the lowest death rates in the world, a medical system that has avoided an overloading crisis, and a declining number of cases, everything seems to be going weirdly right.
Étiqueté : Foreign Policy (FP)
The Communist Party’s tools of control made for effective virus-fighting weapons.
China’s poor rural neighbor says it has no cases. That’s unlikely to be true.