Diners in Soho, London, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters Diners in Soho, London, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters
Diners in Soho, London, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: why are Western countries like the US and Britain still not learning from Asia’s success?

  • With locked down Britons only able to watch in envy as South Koreans party in karaoke bars, the benefits of Asian responses to Covid-19 are clear to see
  • So why hasn’t the West copied the tech-heavy approach? Is it really fears over privacy or differences in culture – or is it just plain arrogance?

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Diners in Soho, London, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters Diners in Soho, London, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters
Diners in Soho, London, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters
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